University gears up for 117th commencement ceremonies
USC’s 117th Commencement will be held at the Alumni Park on the University Park Campus, Friday, May 12. The event will be simultaneously Webcast on the Internet, enabling families around the world to watch and listen. Point your browser to www.usc.edu/commencement. Baccalaureate ceremonies will also be Webcast on Thursday, May 11.
Complete commencement coverage is listed online, along with links to the Quicktime and RealVideo feeds for the event.
These events will be Webcast using the Quicktime 4 player available free from Apple. Solaris and Linux users should use the RealPlayer 7 player from Real Networks.
Michael D. Eisner, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Co., will receive an honorary doctorate and deliver the commencement address. USC President Steven B. Sample will confer the honorary degree a doctorate of humane letters, honoris causa along with more than 8,000 degrees to graduating students in ceremonies beginning at 8:30 a.m. in USC’s Alumni Memorial Park.
Biokenesiology and Physical Therapy
Bovard Auditorium, Health Sciences Campus, 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Helen Hislop.
Lot K2, University Park Campus, 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Martha Escuatia, USC alumnus and state senator representing California’s 30th senate district
Norris Library Quad, Health Sciences Campus, 3 p.m.
Speaker: Michael Z. Wincor, Pharm.D.
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Lawn west of Leavey Library, University Park Campus, 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Luella Grangaard, M.S., O.T.R., C.H.T., President of the Occupational Therapy Association of California
Shrine Auditorium, 3 p.m.
Reception: Following, Founders Park
Speaker: Drew Pinsky, M.D., USC alumnus and co-host of the nationally syndicated radio call-in show “Loveline” and the MTV show of the same name
Physician Assistant Program
Meyer Auditorium, Health Sciences Campus, 4 p.m.
Speaker: Paul Holtom, M.D.
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