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Degrees to be awarded at Miami’s 160th annual spring commencement

Miami will award 3,044 degrees at its 160th annual spring commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 9, in Millett Hall.

Graduates of the Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration, School of Applied Science and School of Education and Allied Professions will receive their degrees at 9:30 a.m.

Graduates of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Fine Arts and the College of Arts and Science will be awarded degrees at 2 p.m.
President James C. Garland will preside at both ceremonies.

The student speaker at the morning ceremony will be Michael E. Oleshansky from Sylvania, who will receive a bachelor of science in business degree, magna cum laude.

Sarah E. Berno, of Morrow, will be the student speaker at the afternoon ceremony. She will receive a bachelor of philosophy degree, magna cum laude.
Eleanor B. Irwin, chair of Miami’s board of trustees, and David H. Budig, president of the alumni association, will speak briefly.

Carolyn Hadgikosti, secretary for academic affairs of Associated Student Government, will present the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the afternoon exercises. The Benjamin Harrison Medallion will also be awarded at that ceremony.

Miami’s symphony orchestra, Chamber Singers and Collegiate Chorale will present the music.

The total number of diplomas includes 131 associate’s, 2,653 bache-lor’s, 238 master’s and 22 doctorates.

Date Published: 04/29/1999
Volume: 18   Number: 34


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