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9:00 a.m. Reser Stadium gates open
9:00 a.m. Procession lineup:
Undergraduate candidates report to the Memorial Union Quad
Graduate candidates report to the Clock Tower, Valley Library Quad
10:00 a.m. Procession begins
10:30 a.m. Procession enters Reser Stadium
English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughn Williams, conducted by Shannon Webb
A Festival Prelude by Alfred Reed, conducted by Hannah Sneller
Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst; conducted by Tim Chase
Chant and Jubilo by Francis McBeth, conducted by Sarah Massey
America the Beautiful by Samuel Ward
OSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Dr. Christopher C. Chapman, conductor
Doctoral and Master’s Degree Candidates:
Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 by Edward Elgar
OSU School Songs Medley arranged by Christopher Chapman
Centennial Celebration by John Carnahan
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
The audience remains seated throughout the Procession, but rises when the Colors approach the front of the stage and remains standing through the posting of Colors by members of the Oregon State University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and the singing of the National Anthem.
Performed by Larissa P. Z. Hommes accompanied by the OSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Edward J. Ray, Ph.D., President, Oregon State University
Patricia V. Reser (Class of 1960, Elementary Education), Chair, Board of Trustees
Chairman of the Board, Reser’s Fine Foods Inc.
Edward Feser, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President
Hüsnü M. Özyeğin (Class of 1967, Civil Engineering), Chairman, Fiba Holding A.Ş., Fibabanka A.Ş., Credit Europe Bank (Suisse) S.A.
Hüsnü M. Özyeğin
Performed by Larissa P. Z. Hommes, accompanied by the OSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
The audience is invited to rise and join in the singing of the Alma Mater, composed by Homer Maris, M.S., Class of 1918 (See back cover).
Rachel Grisham, President, Associated Students of Oregon State University
Wade Westhoff (Class of 1993, Health and Human Sciences), Financial Advisor, Raymond James
Susie Brubaker-Cole, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Captain Donald A. Nisbett Jr., United States Navy, Professor of Naval Science
Robert T. Mason, Ph.D., President, OSU Faculty Senate
Professor and Associate Head, Department of Integrative Biology
Jennifer Brown, Ph.D., Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate School
The dean of each college presents baccalaureate degrees
President Ray invites graduates and members of their families and guests to a reception at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center Ballroom immediately following the Commencement ceremony.