The Graduate School Candidacy Ceremony, Convocation and Picnic will be on Friday, August 16, 2019. The Candidacy Ceremony will be held at 2:30 pm followed by Convocation at 4 p.m. and the Annual GSBS Picnic at 5 p.m. Both the Candidacy Ceremony and Convocation will be held in lecture hall 3.102B located behind Starbucks on Main Campus. The Picnic will be held outside in the breezeway.
Patrick Sung, Ph.D., Professor in Biochemistry and Structural Biology, will deliver the Convocation Address this year. During the ceremony, we will announce winners of the Armand J. Guarino Awards for Excellence in Doctoral and Master’s Studies and the Debbie Yrle award. In addition, student winners for the Robles Leadership Award, Heather Menzie Junior Student of the Year Award, and the GSBS Senior Student of the Year Award will be announced.
Following Dr. Sung’s talk and the presentation of awards, we hope that you will join us at the picnic for great food, drinks, and music!
Please complete the attached RSVP to reserve your food wristband by Friday, August 2nd.