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The May 2000 Commencement ceremony was UTSA's official commencement ceremony celebrating graduates of the Spring 2000 semester. It featured two back-to-back ceremonies, one at 10:00 a.m. and one at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in the Convocation Center. The recessional was changed from Handel's Allegro from Water Music to the March from the same piece.

ScheduleEdit

First 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 Jason W. Brown, Tenor
Greetings Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Raul R. Romero, Member, UT System Board of Regents
UTSA Brass Ensemble Festive Celebration by UTSA professor James S. Balentine
Commencement Address Edward E. Whitacre, Jr., Chairman and CEO, SBC Communications, Inc.
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Welcome from Alumni Association Alicia C. Treviño, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Jason W. Brown
Recessional March 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 R. Mark Alford, Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Jason W. Brown, Tenor
Greetings Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Raul R. Romero, Member, UT System Board of Regents
UTSA Brass Ensemble Festive Celebration by UTSA professor James S. Balentine
Commencement Address Edward E. Whitacre, Jr., Chairman and CEO, SBC Communications, Inc.
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Welcome from Alumni Association Alicia C. Treviño, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Jason W. Brown
Recessional March from Water Music by George Frideric Handel[1]

MarshalsEdit

University MarshalsEdit

  • Marian L. Martinello
  • Cheryl B. Schrader

College of BusinessEdit

  • Glenn B. Dietrich, Division of Accounting and Information Systems
  • Woodie A. Spivey, Division of Management and Marketing
  • Sandra T. Welch, Division of Accounting and Information Systems
  • Kathy L. Wohlert, Division of Management and Marketing

College of Fine Arts and HumanitiesEdit

  • Mark E. Allen, Division of English, Classics, Philosophy and Communication
  • Ronald C. Binks, Division of Visual Arts
  • Diane B. Hays, Division of Architecture and Interior Design
  • Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz, Division of Foreign Languages

College of Sciences and EngineeringEdit

  • Thomas C. Bylander, Division of Computer Science
  • Alfonso Castro, Division of Mathematics and Statistics
  • M. Neal Guentzel, Division of Life Sciences
  • John V. McClusky, Division of Earth and Physical Sciences

College of Social and Behavioral SciencesEdit

  • Ann R. Eisenberg, Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences
  • Marcheta Evans, Division of Education
  • Josephine Mendez-Negrete, Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies
  • Rodolfo Rosales, Division of Social and Policy Sciences[1]

UTSA Brass EnsembleEdit

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

  • Ramon Diaz De Leon, Trumpet
  • George Hinojosa, Trumpet
  • Kathleen Janert, Trumpet
  • Laurie Lammons, Trumpet
  • Michael Karnavas, Trumpet
  • Tom Settles, Trumpet
  • Gabriel Rosas, Trumpet
  • Braulio Amaro, French Horn
  • Angela Dominquez, French Horn
  • Naomi Stallings, French Horn
  • Debbie Seagraves, French Horn
  • Sarah Mills, French Horn
  • Tom Esperiqueta, Trombone
  • Frank Lozano, Trombone
  • Richard Wall, Trombone
  • Yvette H. Wong, Trombone
  • Jonathan Martinez, Baritone
  • Juan Saldana, Tuba
  • Jaime Villarreal, Tuba
  • Brian Ruiz, Timpani[1]

ReceptionsEdit

Each college held a reception for its graduates.

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "The May Commencement 2000". May 2000 Commencement brochure. UTSA Special Collections UA 01.01 Box 3. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
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