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The May 1999 Commencement ceremony was UTSA's official commencement ceremony celebrating graduates of the Spring 1999 semester. It featured two back-to-back ceremonies, one at 10:00 a.m. and one at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 in the Convocation Center.

ScheduleEdit

First ceremonyEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by UTSA Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies R. Mark Alford, Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Jeremiah Drake, Baritone
Greetings Samuel A. Kirkpatrick, President, UTSA
UTSA Brass Ensemble Festive Celebration by UTSA professor James S. Balentine
Commencement Address Joseph R. Krier, President and CEO, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; member, UT System Board of Regents
Conferring of Degrees Samuel A. Kirkpatrick
Welcome from Alumni Association Ingrid Barth Faris, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Jeremiah Drake
Recessional Allegro from Water Music by George Frideric Handel[1]

Second ceremonyEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by UTSA Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies Felix D. Almaraz, Jr., Professor of History, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Jeremiah Drake, Baritone
Greetings Samuel A. Kirkpatrick, President, UTSA
UTSA Brass Ensemble Festive Celebration by UTSA professor James S. Balentine
Commencement Address Joseph R. Krier, President and CEO, Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce; member, UT System Board of Regents
Conferring of Degrees Samuel A. Kirkpatrick
Welcome from Alumni Association Ingrid Barth Faris, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Jeremiah Drake
Recessional Allegro from Water Music by George Frideric Handel[1]

MarshalsEdit

University MarshalsEdit

  • Thomas J. Bellows
  • Raj Wilson

College of BusinessEdit

  • Glenn B. Dietrich, Division of Accounting and Information Systems
  • Gary C. Raffaele, Division of Management and Marketing
  • Rudolpho Sandoval, Division of Economics and Finance
  • Woodie A. Spivey, Division of Accounting and Information Systems

College of Fine Arts and HumanitiesEdit

  • Raul Aranovich, Division of Foreign Languages
  • Charles T. Field, Division of Visual Arts
  • John Rundin, Division of English, Classics, Philosophy and Communication
  • Kenneth E. Williams, Division of Music

College of Sciences and EngineeringEdit

  • David B. Jaffe, Division of Life Sciences
  • John V. McClusky, Division of Earth and Physical Sciences
  • Anthony T. Chronopoulos, Division of Computer Science
  • Clyde F. Phelix, Division of Life Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral SciencesEdit

  • Beverly B. Bunch, Division of Social and Policy Sciences
  • Samuel W. Cochran, Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences
  • Howard L. Smith, Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
  • Kenneth W. Wunderlich, Division of Education[1]

UTSA Brass EnsembleEdit

The UTSA Brass Ensemble was conducted by Robert J. Rustowicz.

  • David Balentine, Trumpet
  • George Hinojosa, Trumpet
  • Mariano Escobedo, Trumpet
  • Laurie Lammons, Trumpet
  • Daniel Lugo, Trumpet
  • Tom Settles, Trumpet
  • Gabriel Rosas, Trumpet
  • John Wolf, Trumpet
  • Braulio Amaro, French Horn
  • Angela Dominquez, French Horn
  • Oscar Perez, French Horn
  • Debbie Seagraves, French Horn
  • Naomi Stallings, French Horn
  • Richard Gamble, Trombone
  • Rod Leonard, Trombone
  • Frank Lozano, Trombone
  • Yvette H. Wong, Trombone
  • Juan Garcia, Baritone
  • Armando Cuellar, Tuba
  • Juan Pablo Saldana, Tuba
  • John Dominguez, Timpani[1]

ReceptionsEdit

Each college held a reception for its graduates.

College Time Location
College of Business After first ceremony Business Building Second Floor Galeria
College of Sciences and Engineering After first ceremony Science Building Galeria
College of Fine Arts and Humanities After second ceremony Arts Building Galeria
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences After second ceremony HSS Galeria[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "The May Commencement 1999". May 1999 Commencement brochure. UTSA Special Collections UA 01.01 Box 3. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
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