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Commencement 2010

Program Information and Video from the May 14th Graduation Ceremonies

Undergraduate Ceremony | Graduate Ceremony | Leventhal School of Accounting Ceremony | Ph.D. 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 Jacquelyn Hu, President, Marshall Business Student Government, BS Business Administration, Class of 2010

Student Speakers: Christina Tasooji, BS Business Administration and BS Accounting, Class of 2010; Levi Nitzberg, BS Business Administration, Class of 2010

Commencement Speaker: Thomas J. Barrack, Jr., Founder, Chairman and CEO of Colony Capital, LLC

Presentation of Degree Candidates: Professor Paul R. Frommer, Department Chair, Center for Management Communication; Professor J. Douglas Andrews, Center for Management Communication

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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; Shantanu Dutta, Vice Dean, Graduate Programs, USC Marshall School of Business

Albert T. Quon University and Community Service Award, presented by Kevin Dugan, CEO, Student Executive Committee Full-Time MBA Program

Golden Apple Teaching Awards, presented by Alan Tietz, President, Association of Graduate Business Students Part-Time MBA Program

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

Commencement Speaker: Suzanne Nora Johnson, Former Vice Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Student Commencement Speaker: Brian Murphy, MBA Candidate

Presentation of Degree Candidates: Jeanette Christensen, Director, MBA Program for Professionals and Managers; Brigitte Engel, Director, Executive MBA Program; Diane Badame, Assistant Dean, Full-Time MBA Program; Peter Giulioni, Assistant Dean, Executive Director MBA Career Services

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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

Undergraduate Student Speaker: Robert Horsley

Graduate Student Speaker: Paul Cervantes

Commencement Address: Michael Karlin, founding partner, Nigro, Karlin, Segal & Feldstein

Presentation of Degree Candidates: Shirley Maxey, Associate Dean, Masters Programs; Milli Penner, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Program

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Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

JKP 300, 12:00 p.m. (May 13, 2010)

Master of Ceremonies: K.R. Subramanyam, Director, Ph.D. Program

Welcome and Introduction: Shantanu Dutta, Vice Dean, Graduate Programs and Research

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

Hooding of Doctoral Candidates: Dissertation Chairs

Congratulatory Concluding Remarks: John Matsusaka, Vice Dean, Faculty and Academic Affiars

 
Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

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