JOY, LAUGHTER AND (A FEW) TEARS ABOUND AT 2016 COMMENCEMENT
Over the course of two weekends in May 2016, degrees were bestowed upon more than 2,000 freshly-minted USD graduates.
The School of Law ceremony featured Qualcomm Inc. President Derek Aberle ’96 (JD) as speaker; degrees were awarded to 230 graduates.
Business leader Robert Price was the speaker at the graduate programs’ commencement ceremony; degrees were awarded to 689 graduates. At that event, USD President James T. Harris III, DEd presented Price with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Pictured (below right) are President Harris, Professor of History Iris Engstrand, PhD, Dr. Price and his wife, Allison.
USD Board of Trustees Chair Ron L. Fowler — executive chairman of the San Diego Padres and chairman and CEO of Liquid Investments, Inc. — was the speaker at the ceremony for 645 undergraduates of the College of Arts and Sciences.
A joint ceremony for the 650 graduating undergraduates of the School of Business and the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering featured Dr. Geoffrey Tabin as speaker. He is co-director of the Himalayan
Congratulations are in order to the Class of 2016. Bravo!
View a slideshow of Commencement.