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2,300 to walk the stage in UTSA commencement May 10-12

By Kris Rodriguez
Public Affairs Specialist

(May 10, 2007)--More than 2,300 graduation candidates will walk the stage as The University of Texas at San Antonio celebrates three days of commencement ceremonies May 10-12 in the UTSA Convocation Center on the 1604 Campus.

The ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. Thursday with the first section of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, the College of Public Policy and the bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree candidates receiving their degrees. Rosalie Ambrosino, UTSA provost and vice president for academic affairs, will address 475 students as the evening's keynote speaker.

The Honors College ceremony is 3 p.m. Friday. At 7 p.m., the first section of the College of Education and Human Development, the second section of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts and the College of Architecture graduation candidates will receive their degrees. Keynote speaker Thomas Stephenson, president and publisher of the San Antonio Express-News, will address 425 students.

At 9 a.m. Saturday, 400 graduation candidates from the second section of the College of Education and Human Development will walk the stage. The keynote speaker will be Art Hall, District 8 city councilman.

The 1 p.m. ceremony will feature Arthur Emerson, chairman and CEO of GRE Creative Communications, addressing 550 graduation candidates in the first section of the College of Business and the College of Sciences.

In the final exercise of the day at 5 p.m., Walter Downing Jr., executive vice president of Southwest Research Institute, will speak to 450 graduation candidates in the College of Engineering and the second section of the College of Business.

  • Ceremonies will air on Time Warner Cable channel 98 and Grande Communications channel 23.
  • View a live videostream of UTSA Commencement ceremonies on UTSA-TV monitors and on the Web (RealPlayer)
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Spring 2007 Commencement statistics

College of Business -- 556 degree candidates
College of Liberal and Fine Arts -- 553 degree candidates
College of Education and Human Development -- 485 degree candidates
College of Sciences -- 309 degree candidates
College of Engineering -- 149 degree candidates
College of Public Policy -- 149 degree candidates
College of Architecture -- 99 degree candidates

Degree candidates
Bachelor's -- 1,820
Master's -- 452
Doctorates -- 28

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