May 12, 2018

Macomb Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Western Hall
Description: Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies recognizing the academic and personal accomplishments of Western Illinois University students and alumni will be held Saturday, May 12 in Macomb.

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 K–12 and Special Education) will be recognized. National Anthem singer: Pauline Parkhurst (Germantown Hills, IL), Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, class of 2018.

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: Maria Bessmertnaya (Pyatigorsk, Russia); Madison Faith Corzatt (Knoxville, IL); Colton Downs (Canton, IL); Jillian Escobar (Hanover Park, IL); Jeremy Robert Henman (Burlington, IA); Amadeo Ramon Carbó (Dosrius, Spain); Darby Rumler (Mount Carroll, IL) and Shelbi Leigh White (Carthage, 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: Zachary Douglas Palmer (Washington, IL) Bachelor of Arts in Music, class of 2018. Marshals are: Jessica Danielle Bowton (Canton, IL); Nathan Timothy Brown (Batavia, IL); Rochelle Lynn Canfield (Geneseo, IL); Sarah Christine Elsner (Macomb, IL); Darlene Marie Lewandowski (Elgin, IL); Erin Kathleen Sullivan (Macomb, IL); Brittany Taylor (Alvin, IL) and Anthony R. White (Bettendorf, IA).

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: Jordan Mance (Savanna, IL), Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (Chicago, IL). Marshals are: Rebecca Creager (Romeoville, IL); Michelle Lin Farrow (Waukesha, WI); Francesca Camille Hamm (Macomb, IL); Madeline Marie Heinzer (Sugar Grove, IL); Matthew Medley (Springfield, IL); Erika Leigh Nickelson (Batavia, IL); Abby Elizabeth Rocha (Altoona, IA); and Mary Eileen Street (Joplin, MO).
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 Office of the Registrar
 Phone: 309-298-1891
Source: Office of the Registrar

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
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