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Class of 2020 student commencement speaker application link now open

Faded picture of a graduation cap decorated to say "Let new adventures begin."  Blue script text: Class of 2020 Student Commencement Speaker Selection. Application Link now open!

Are you interested in being a student speaker at the 2020 Commencement ceremonies this May?  

The Faculty Student Affairs committee has opened the application process for student commencement speaker selection!  

One undergraduate and one graduate student will be selected to present during the 2020 Commencement ceremonies.  

To qualify, you must:

1. Be eligible for and participate in the 2020 Commencement Ceremonies. 
2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher at end of Fall 2019.
3. Have no record for student disciplinary conduct.

If you meet these criteria, you can apply!  (All applicants will be screened by the Office of the Registrar and Student Affairs for the above qualifications.) 

Applications are due March 1, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. 

Finalists will be interviewed during the week of March 9, 2020.  

Contact Dr. Kirk VanGilder, Chair of the Faculty Student Affairs Committee, at with any questions you may have. 

Click this link to see what is needed to apply, and to submit your application materials:

Posted by Kirk VanGilder | Posted December 15, 2019 at 6:33 PM


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