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Commencement 2009

Program Information for the May 15th Graduation Ceremonies

Undergraduate Ceremony | Graduate Ceremony | Leventhal School of Accounting Ceremony

 

Undergraduate Ceremony

Galen Center, 11:00 a.m.

Welcome: James G. Ellis, Dean, Marshall School of Business, The Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair; Dr. John G. Matsusaka, Vice Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs

Golden Apple Teaching Award, presented by Neda Farzan, President, Marshall Business Student Government, BS Business Administration, Class of 2009

Student Speakers: Michael Thomsen, BS Business Administration, Class of 2009

Commencement Speaker: Mark R. Goldston, Chairman, President and CEO, United Online, Inc.

Presentation of Candidates for Bachelor's Degree: Professor Paul R. Frommer, Department Chair, Center for Management Communication; Professor J. Douglas Andrews, Center for Management Communication; Professor Julia Plotts, Department of Finance and Business Economics; Professor Michael Coombs, Department of Management and Organization

 


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Graduate Ceremony

Galen Center, 6:00 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction: Cherie Scricca, Associate Dean, MBA Programs, Marshall School of Business

Dean's Address: James G. Ellis, Dean, Marshall School of Business, The Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair

Albert T. Quon University and Community Service Award, presented by Laurence L. Livingston, Chief Executive Officer, Student Executive Committee, Marshall MBA Program

Golden Apple Teaching Awards, presented by Andrew Do, President, Association of Graduate Business Students, MBA Program for Professionals and Managers

Commencement Speakers: Harvey Mackay, Chairman and Founder, Mackay Mitchell Envelope Company, best-selling author and syndicated columnist

Recognition of Beta Gamma Sigma Initiates: Cherie Scricca, Associate Dean, MBA Program

Commencement Student Speaker: Christopher Bruce Allen, MBA Candidate

Presentation of Degree Candidates: Jeanette Christensen, Director, MBA Program for Professionals and Managers; Brigitte Engel, Director, Executive MBA Program; Lida Jennings, Director, MBA Program

 


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Leventhal School of Accounting Ceremony

Alumni Park, 2:30 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Randolph P. Beatty, Dean, Elaine and Kenneth Leventhal School of Accounting, The Alan Casden Dean's Chair

Remarks: James G. Ellis, Dean, Marshall School of Business, The Robert R. Dockson Dean's Chair

Student Speakers: Brian Barker, BSA; Rebecca Dunek, MAcc

Commencement Address: Douglas C. Wride, President and Chief Operating Officer Websense Inc.

 


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