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Commencement Program

This program contains the names of all students eligible to graduate in Fall Semester 2020, Spring Semester 2021 and Summer Semester 2021.

Commencement Ceremony – 3 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2021

PRESIDENT’S PROCESSIONAL
“Grand March from Aida”
Giuseppe Verdi

PRESIDING
Dr. Mary Thornley
President

INVOCATION*
Dr. Patrice Davis
Vice President, Student Services

NATIONAL ANTHEM*
“Star-Spangled Banner” Francis Scott Key
Mr. Rodney Barrentine
Facilities Management, Thornley Campus

WELCOME
Dr. Yvonne Barnes
Chair, Area Commission

OPENING REMARKS AND INTRODUCTIONS
Dr. Thornley

STUDENT REFLECTION
Mr. Nicolas Ullo
Associate in Arts

STUDENT REFLECTION
Ms. Quati Woodberry-Gadson
Associate in Applied Science – Human Services

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES,
DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
Dr. Catharine Almquist
Vice President, Education

CONFERRAL OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS
AND CERTIFICATES

Dr. Thornley

CLOSING REMARKS
Dr. Thornley

PRESIDENT’S RECESSIONAL
“Saint Louis Symphony March”
Rudolph Ganz

*Audience please stand.

Please refrain from making obtrusive noises during the conferral of degrees that may detract from the recognition due the next graduate. Do not stand at your seat or move into the aisles to take photographs

*The names included in the Program are based on Graduation Applications submitted by the March 19, 2021 deadline. 

57th commencement