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UI Graduate College Commencement (Doctoral) – May 11, 2018

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UI Graduate College Commencement (Doctoral) – May 11, 2018


>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA GRADUATE COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY. ON BEHALF OF THE GRADUATE COLLEGE, I’M DELIGHTED TO GREET THE DOCTORAL CANDIDATE, THE THEIR MENTORS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS AS WELL AS ALL OF THE OTHER GUESTS TO CELEBRATE THIS IMPORTANT OCCASION. THE HIGHLIGHT FOR EACH SEMESTER FOR ALL OF THIS, IS THIS EVENT WHICH RECOGNIZES THE SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT OF THE INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING GRADUATE DEGREES. THIS CEREMONY PROVIDES ALL OF US WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO REFLECT TOGETHER. ON BOTH THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND THE PUNISHES — THE IMPORTANCE. I HOPE ALL THE CANDIDATES WILL ENJOY THIS CEREMONY WHICH MARKS A SIGNIFICANT MOMENT IN YOUR LIFE AND IN THE LIVES OF YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. WE’RE DELIGHTED TO HAVE THIS OCCASION TO CELEBRATE THE LEARNING AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE DEGREE RECIPIENTS WITH THOSE MOST CLOSEST TO THEM, THOSE WHO HAVE NURTURED, ENCOURAGED, SUPPORTED THEM THROUGH THIS EXCITING AND STRESSFUL PROCESS OF OBTAINING A DEGREE. FOR ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE TRAVELED HERE TODAY, PLEASE RISE. THAT’S ALL OF YOU IN THE AUDIENCE. [LAUGHTER] [ APPLAUSE ]>>YOUR DEVOTION TO THESE GRADUATING STUDENTS IS SO IMPORTANT AND WE’RE VERY PLEASED YOU ARE ALL HERE TODAY TO CELEBRATE TOGETHER WITH US. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE IOWA BRASS COLLECTIVE FOR THE MUSIC THAT WE’VE ENJOYED THUS FAR TODAY. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>MEMBERS OF THE QUINTET, THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE TODAY. OUR SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRET TER WILL BE SIGNING MOST OF THE CEREMONY. BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF GRADUATES, SHE WILL NOT SIGN THE GRADUATES’ NAMES. [ APPLAUSE ]>>I WOULD LIKE TO NOW INTRODUCE TO YOU MY COLLEAGUES ON THE STAGE WHO REPRESENT THE VARIOUS COLLEGES AND PROGRAMS. I WOULD FIRST EACH ONE STAND AS THEY ARE INTRODUCED AND I WOULD LIKE TO TONE — LIKE TO INTRODUCE BRUCE HARRELD. PRESIDENT HARRELD WILL ASSIST ME IN THE CONFERRAL OF THE DEGREES I WOULD LIKE TO INTRODUCE JULY OUR MIMS. MICHAEL DUFFEL. ASSOCIATE DEAN OF PHARMACY. KEITH MUELLER, THE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH. [ APPLAUSE ]>>TANYA PEEPLES, ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING. CHRISTINE GETZ, ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR LIBERT ARTS AND SCIENCES. DEANS DUFFEL AND GETZ WITH ASSIST US WITH THE HOODING OF THE DOCTORAL IN A FEW MINUTES. SARA LARSEN WILL ANNOUNCE THE DOCTORAL DEGREE RECIPIENTS ALONG WITH DEAN SHELLEY CAMPO. [ APPLAUSE ]>>I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RECOGNIZE ALL OF THE GRADUATE FACULTY SEATING AMONGST THE STUDENTS WHO HAVE CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN TODAY’S CEREMONY. WILL THE GRADUATE FACULTY PLEASE RISE. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>I’D LIKE TO PERSONALLY THANK ALL OF THEM FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO THE LIVES OF OUR STUDENTS AND FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION IN TODAY’S CEREMONY. THE CANDIDATES FOR DOCTORAL DEGREES WILL BE RECOGNIZED AND INDUCTED INTO THE ACADEMY OF LEARN LEARNED MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF ACHIEVEMENT IN THEIR VARIOUS DISCIPLINES. AS THEY ARE INTRODUCED, FACULTY MEMBERS WILL PERFORM A HOODING. THERE WILL BE AHOOD ADDED TO COMPLETE WILL THEIR ACADEMIC COSTUME. THE IOWA COLORS ARE BLACK AND GOLD. APRICOT FOR THE NURSING PRACTICE AND DARK BLUE FOR THOSE RECEIVING THE DOCTOR OF AUDIOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY DEGREES. WE COME TO THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE PROGRAM, THE MOMENT WHICH WE RECOGNIZE EACH DEGREE RECIPIENT INDIVIDUALLY. I WILL BE JOINED TODAY BY PRESIDENT HARRELD WHO WILL ASSIST IN THE HOODING OF THE DEGREES. AS WE MOVE THROUGH THE CEREMONY, AND SO EACH GRADUATE’S NAME CAN BE HEARD, PLEASE HOLD YOUR APPLAUSE UNTIL ALL HAVE BEEN CALLED. AFTER CONFERRING IN THE DEGREES OF THE FAIRWELL, WE FAIR — OF THE FAREWELL, WE APPRECIATE IT IF YOU WOULD PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR SEATS. AND AFTER WE WOULD APPRECIATE YOU DEPARTING AS THE HANCHER STAFF HAS TO GET READY FOR ANOTHER COLLEGE GRADUATION THIS AFTERNOON. WILL THE CANDIDATES FOR. ALL YOU DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES, PLEASE RISE. PRESIDENT HARRELD, THESE CANDIDATES HAVE COMPLETED ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREES OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, NURSING PRACTICE, MUSIC AND ARTS AND AUDIOLOGY AND ARE RECOMMENDED TO YOU FOR THE CONFERRAL OF THESE DEGREE S.>>ON RECOMMENDATION OF THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND BY THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN ME BY THE BOARD OF REJECTS, STATE OF IOWA, I CONFER ON EACH OF YOU THE DEGREE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE, DOCTOR OF MUSE HICK AM — MUSIC AM ARTS, DOCTOR OF AUDIOLOGY AS QUALIFIED AND DESIGNATED.>>CONGRATULATIONS, EVERYONE. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>PLEASE BE SEATED AND WE’LL PROCEED WITH RECOGNIZING EACH INDIVIDUAL. THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU. [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ APPLAUSE ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ]>>WARDROBE MALFUNCTION HERE. [LAUGHTER] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ BRUSH [ WIT GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [LAUGHTER] [ APPLAUSE ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ BRITISH READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES PLEAING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATES NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ][ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ GRADUATE NAMES BEING READ ] [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>I’VE BEEN STANDING HERE A LONG TIME. [LAUGHTER]>>BUT I WAS WAITING TO SEE IF ANYBODY AT LEAST IN OUR UNIVERSITY YELLED THE MOST TWO IMPORTANT WORDS. THANK YOU, GO, HAWKS! [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>WELL — AND I PROMISE TO KEEP THIS SHORT. THIS IS A REMARKABLE OCCASION IN YOUR LIVES. AIL OF YOU — ALL OF YOU. I WOULD ASK YOU NEVER TO FORGET THAT YOU DIDN’T COME ON THIS JOURNEY ALONE. THIS JOURNEY HAD A LOT OF FRIENDS, FAMILY, MENTORS, TEACHERS, AND IN THE DARKEST MOMENTS, ALWAYS REMEMBER THEY WERE THERE TO HELP YOU. I HOPE YOU ALSO REMEMBER THAT AS YOU GO FORTH ON YOUR CAREERS, THAT YOU WILL ALSO REMEMBER THE MOMENTS THAT YOU NEEDED HELP AND OFFER A HELPING HAND TO THOSE THAT COULD USE YOUR SUPPORT. THAT’S WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT IN LIFE. WE OFTEN TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT. AND I THINK IT’S JUST HELPING EACH OTHER, MAKING OTHER SOCIETY BETTER DAY BY DAY, INCH BY INCH. AND YOU ARE NOW EMBARKING ON A VERY VERY, IMPORTANT JOURNEY THAT CONTINUES. WE CALL THIS COMMENCEMENT FOR A REASON. IT’S THE BEGINNING OF SOME VERY IMPORTANT. YOU HAVE ALSO MADE OUR LIVES VERY IMPORTANT BY BEING PART OF OUR COMMUNITY. MANY OF YOU HAVE TAUGHT AND HONED YOUR TEACHING SKILLS AND IMPARTED YOUR WISDOM TO THE NEXT GENERATION IN THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS. AIL OF YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN YOUR OWN DISCOVERY AND RESEARCH. YOU’VE ALWAYS BEEN PART OF OUR BROADER COMMUNITY AND GOTTEN ACTIVE IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS. WE WILL MISS YOU. BUT WE ALWAYS WANT YOU TO KNOW YOU ARE WELCOME HOME. THIS IS YOUR HOME AS MUCH AS OURS. YOU HAVE SHAPED IT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS WITH YOUR PRESENCE HERE. AS YOU GO FORTH, ALWAYS REMEMBER, THE TWO IMPORTANT WORDS, GO, HAWKS, AND WHEN UP COME BACK, COME BACK WITH JOY, LOVE AND KINDNESS. THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪

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1 thought on “UI Graduate College Commencement (Doctoral) – May 11, 2018”

  1. c o c o n u t says:

    Congratulations 😯

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