Dr. Lew Brown, associate professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics and recipient of a 2010 Alumni Teaching Excellence Award, will deliver the commencement address, “What Did You Learn Today?” For full details about the ceremony visit the Commencement Central Web site.
Chancellor Linda P. Brady will preside at the ceremony, where more than 1,000 students are expected to received degrees completed during the fall semester. August graduates can also participate.
Cory Joe Stewart, Theresa Campbell and Angela Robbins will receive the university’s first doctorates in history. The history PhD program admitted its first students in 2004 and now numbers more than a dozen students.
In addition to Brady and Brown, participants will include Dr. David H. Perrin, provost and executive vice chancellor; John Gamble, chair of the Faculty Senate; Randall Kaplan, chair of the UNCG Board of Trustees; Ann Goodnight, member of the UNC Board of Governors; Keith Ayscue, president of the Alumni Association; and Radmila Petric, speaker representing the December graduating class.
Also taking part in the ceremony will be academic deans; Dr. Daniel Winkler, faculty marshal and mace bearer; Stephen Pritchard, chief marshal; and Malik Barrows undergraduate tassel turner. At the conclusion, the University Bell will be rung by Angela Fate of the December class and Ann Phillips McCracken, an alumna of the Class of 1960. The Commencement Brass will provide music.