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View Videos of Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Posted May, 11, 2010

Spring 2010 Commencement Ceremonies at Kent State University were held Thursday, May 13, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. All three speakers who addressed the new graduates during the Saturday commencement ceremonies in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center were Kent State alumni. The Thursday evening ceremony for those receiving doctoral degrees was held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

Approximately 2,800 degrees were granted. The commencement ceremonies may be viewed through the links below.

MASTER’S AND BACCALAUREATE CEREMONIES:

Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m. | Video
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Nursing
Speaker: Barry Fetterman, Retired Executive of Sirach Capital Management, Chair of the Kent State University Foundation Board and a Kent State alumnus (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1974, and Master of Business Administration, 1976)
Location: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC)

Saturday, May 15, at 2 p.m. | Video
College of the Arts
College of Business Administration
College of Communication and Information
Speaker: Mark Ford, President and Group Publisher of Time Inc. News Group (composed of the Sports Illustrated Group, the Time Group, the Fortune/Money Group and Life.com) and a Kent State alumnus (Bachelor of Science in journalism, 1979)
Location: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC)

Saturday, May 15, at 7 p.m. | Video
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
College of Education, Health and Human Services
College of Technology
Speaker: Rep. Kathleen Chandler, State Representative of the 68th District and Kent State alumna (Master of Public Administration, 1990)
Location: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC)

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DOCTORAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY | Video

Thursday, May 13, at 6 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Tom Janson, Professor of Music, Assistant Director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and Chair of Faculty Senate at Kent State
Location: Kent Student Center Ballroom

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For more information, visit the Commencement website at www.kent.edu/commencement. For information about commencement ceremonies at Kent State’s regional campuses, visit http://einside.kent.edu/?type=art&id=92869.

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Media Contact:
Emily Vincent, evincen2@kent.edu, 330-672-8595