Graduate, Undergraduate Commencement Scheduled for Friday, Saturday

Friday, May 17, 2013

A full schedule of commencement activities are scheduled for the coming weekend for the College of Engineering. 

On Friday, May 17, the UI Graduate College will confer degrees on master’s and doctorate Engineering Graduate students.  The ceremony is set for 7:00 p.m. at Carver Hawkeye Arena.

Then, on Saturday, May 18, Engineering graduating seniors will receive their BS degrees at 10:00 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Coralville.

The address by a graduating senior will be given by Elizabeth Risius of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  The announcement of the outstanding graduating senior award will be presented by Cyril Ayangbile of the Engineering Student Council.

Engineering alumnus Gary F. Seamans (BS 1971 electrical engineering), retired chairman and chief executive officer of Westell Technologies, Inc. and currently chairman and CEO of IDx, LLC, Iowa City, will deliver the Charge to the Graduates.