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Here are locations and announced speakers for satellite commencement ceremonies. Unless noted otherwise, ceremonies are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 13, and receptions will follow ceremonies at the same site. The Keck School of Medicine does not participate in the main commencement exercises.

Friday, May 13

Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy:

11 a.m. Joan I. Samuelson, founder and president of the Parkinson’s Action Network; Bovard Auditorium (no reception afterwards).

Health Promotion and Public Health:

Thomas Valente, Masters in Public Health program director; Elahe Nezami, director of undergraduate studies in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention program; and Stephanie Caldwell, Wesley Kidder, Tanaz Farzan, and Peter Wong; Town and Gown.

Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy:

J. Seward Johnson, adjunct professor, sculptor and artist-in-residence; Leavey Library, west lawn.


3 p.m. Tommy Lasorda, Los Angeles Dodgers; Norris Library Quad; reception, Upper Quad.

Physician’s Assistant:

10:30 a.m. State Assemblywoman Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles; lawn southwest of Alfred Hancock Foundation Building, UPC.

Sunday, May 22

Keck School of Medicine of USC:

3 p.m. Alexandra M. Levine, chief of hematology, medical director of USC/Norris Cancer Hospital and Ronald H. Bloom Family Chair in Lymphoma; Shrine Auditorium, Sunday; reception, Founders Park.

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