May 13, 2017

Macomb Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Western Hall
Description: Saturday, May 13 - Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies, Western Hall

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During the 9 a.m. ceremony, candidates in the College of Business and Technology (CBT), College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) and several College of Education and Human Services' departments (including: Athletic Training, Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, Physical Education K12 and Special Education) will be recognized. National Anthem singer: Madelyn Claire Lego (Columbus, IN), Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, class of 2017.

Marshals, who are graduating seniors selected from the top scholars earning high academic distinction, guide the graduating class, faculty and stage party from the processional to the recessional. Marshals are: Gabriella Marie Dempsey (Fowler, IL); Thaddius Robert Goldner (Macomb); William J. Gradle (St. Charles, IL); Meghan Elizabeth Hoyle (Bushnell, IL); Luke Alan Otto (Normal, IL); Caitlin Marie Pennington (Kirksville, MO); Natalyn Nicole Rood (Amboy, IL) and Madeline Rose Zehnal (Aurora, IL).

During the 1 p.m. ceremony, the remainder of candidates in the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) departments (including Apparel and Textile Merchandising; Dietetics; Emergency Management; Family and Consumer Sciences; Fire Protection Services; Health Services Management; Hospitality Management; Law Enforcement and Justice Administration; Nutrition and Foodservice Management; Public Health; Recreation Park and Tourism Administration and Social Work) will be recognized. National Anthem singer: Jayla Williams-Craig (Rockford, IL) Bachelor of Arts, class of 2017. Marshals are: Nicholas D. Abele (Sterling, IL); Steven Acuff (Aurora, IL); Stellera English (Bushnell, IL); Courtney Ann Powelson (Macomb, IL); Amanda Dorothy Romaniak (Carol Stream, IL); Haley Joyce Smothers (Stronghurst, IL); Joshua E. Webb (Astoria, IL) and Cassandra Ann Tracy (Washington, IL).

During the 4:30 p.m. ceremony, candidates in the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BGS) degree program, the Interdisciplinary Studies Program and the College of Arts and Sciences will be recognized. National Anthem singer: Benjamin A. Rogers (Savanna, IL), music education major. Marshals are: Emily Anne Banigan (Hinckley, IL); Rebecca Lynn Gonner (Dubuque, IA); Hannah Renee Knox (Sycamore, IL); Shavez D. Rosenthal (Kankakee, IL); Emily A. Szott (Orland Park, IL); Rebecca Tankson (Lakemoor, IL); Brianna Taylor (Mokena, IL) and Jared Thomas Wiemann (Hamilton, IL)
Related Web Site: Commencement Information
Contact Information:
 Office of the Registrar
 Phone: 309-298-1891
Source: Office of the Registrar

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