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The May 2012 Commencement ceremony was UTSA's official commencement ceremony celebrating graduates of the Spring 2012 and Summer 2012 semesters. It featured five ceremonies in the Convocation Center. The first was on Thursday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m., then Friday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m., and the others on Saturday, May 12 at 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. The commencement speaker for the fourth ceremony had a son graduating at that ceremony.

ScheduleEdit

First ceremony: COE and COSEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies John H. Frederick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTSA
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Ariana Reyna, Soprano
Welcome from Alumni Association J. Randy Vogel, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Commencement Address Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Ariana Reyna
Recessional UTSA Mariachi Los Paisanos[1]

Second ceremony: COEHDEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies John H. Frederick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTSA
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Ariana Reyna, Soprano
Welcome from Alumni Association J. Randy Vogel, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Commencement Address Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Ariana Reyna
Recessional UTSA Mariachi Los Paisanos[1]

Third ceremony: COBEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies John H. Frederick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTSA
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Ariana Reyna, Soprano
Welcome from Alumni Association J. Randy Vogel, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Commencement Address Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Announcer, Grad Students Diane B. Walz, Associate Dean, College of Business
Announcer, Undergrads Lisa J. Montoya, Assistant Dean, College of Business
Cory Hallam, Director, Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship, College of Business
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Ariana Reyna
Recessional UTSA Mariachi Los Paisanos[1]

Fourth ceremony: COLFA 1Edit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies John H. Frederick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTSA
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Ariana Reyna, Soprano
Welcome from Alumni Association J. Randy Vogel, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Commencement Address George C. Wright, President, Prairie View A&M University
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Announcer, Grad Students Diane B. Walz, Associate Dean, College of Business
Announcer, Undergrads Consuelo Ramirez, Assistant Dean, College of Business
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Ariana Reyna
Recessional UTSA Mariachi Los Paisanos[1]

Fifth ceremony: COA, COLFA 2, and COPPEdit

Part of Ceremony Notes
Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar, performed by Brass Ensemble
Master of Ceremonies John H. Frederick, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTSA
National Anthem Star Spangled Banner, performed by Ariana Reyna, Soprano
Welcome from Alumni Association J. Randy Vogel, President, UTSA Alumni Association
Commencement Address Ricardo Romo, President, UTSA
Conferring of Degrees Ricardo Romo
Alma Mater Hail UTSA, performed by Ariana Reyna
Recessional UTSA Mariachi Los Paisanos[1]

MarshalsEdit

University MarshalsEdit

  • Alan R. Dutton
  • Suat M. Gunham
  • Mark T. Leung
  • Thankam S. Sunil
  • Robert D. Milk

College of ArchitectureEdit

  • William A. Dupont, Department of Architecture
  • Hazem Rashed-Ali, Department of Architecture

College of BusinessEdit

  • Yoris A. Au, Department of Information Systems
  • Nicole Beebe, Department of Information Systems
  • Glenn B. Dietrich, Department of Information Systems
  • Carlos Jimenez-Angueira, Department of Accounting
  • Daijin Ko, Department of Management Science and Statistics
  • John P. McCray, Department of Management
  • Anuradha Roy, Department of Management Science and Statistics
  • Dale B. Truett, Department of Economics

College of Education and Human DevelopmentEdit

  • Felicia M. Castro-Villarreal, Department of Educational Psychology
  • Thelma L. Duffey, Department of Counseling
  • Rosalind Horowitz, Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
  • Marie A. Miranda, Department of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Michael Moyer, Department of Counseling
  • Maricela Oliva, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Daniel A. Sass, Department of Educational Psychology
  • Alan R. Shoho, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

College of EngineeringEdit

  • Zhigang Feng, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Ender A. Finol, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Artyom Grigoryan, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Jie Huang, Department of Civil Engineering

College of Liberal and Fine ArtsEdit

  • Kathryn Brown, Department of Psychology
  • Susan A. Bruenger, Department of Music
  • Joel Christensen, Department of Philosophy
  • Santiago Daydi-Tolson, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Daniel A. Engster, Department of Political Science and Geography
  • Rhonda M. Gonzales, Department of History
  • Christopher Hajek, Department of Communication
  • Julie M. Johnson, Department of Art and Art History
  • Stella G. Lopez, Department of Psychology
  • Michael P. Ryan, Department of Psychology
  • Rebekah E. Smith, Department of Psychology
  • Jason R. Yaeger, Department of Anthropology

College of Public PolicyEdit

  • Rosalie N. Ambrosino, Department of Social Work
  • Michael J. Gilbert, Department of Criminal Justice
  • Jolyn G. Mikow, Department of Social Work

College of SciencesEdit

  • Edwin J. Barea-Rodriguez, Department of Biology
  • Craig T. Jordan, Department of Biology
  • Francis A. Norman, Department of Mathematics
  • Betty S. Travis, Department of Mathematics

Faculty Stage Party RepresentativesEdit

College of ArchitectureEdit

  • Taeg K. Nishimoto, Professor of Architecture

College of BusinessEdit

  • Daijin Ko, Professor of Management Science and Statistics
  • Cynthia L. Lengnick-Hall, Professor of Management
  • Cheryl L. Linthicum, Professor of Accounting
  • Emeka T. Nwaeze, Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Yiuman Tse, Professor of Finance
  • John K. Wald, Professor of Finance
  • Jennifer Yin, Associate Professor of Accounting

College of Education and Human DevelopmentEdit

  • Alex J. Bowers, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Felecia M Briscoe, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Ellen Rojas Clark, Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Carmen H. Fies, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
  • Belinda B. Flores, Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
  • Encarnacion Garza, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Francis M. Hult, Assistant Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Miriam G. Martinez, Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
  • Elizabeth T. Murakami-Ramaldo, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • P. Elizabeth Pate, Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
  • Mariela A. Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Patricia Sanchez, Associate Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Shannon J. Sauro, Assistant Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Howard L. Smith, Associate Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies
  • Heather C. Trepal, Associate Professor of Counseling
  • Wayne E. Wright, Associate Professor of Bicultural and Bilingual Studies

College of EngineeringEdit

  • Sos Agaian, Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Steven R. Bailey, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, UTHSCSA
  • Yufei Huang, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Mo Jamshidi, Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Eugene B. John, Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Anson J. L. Ong, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Chunjian Qian, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Hatim O. Sharif, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
  • Heather J. Shipley, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
  • J. Hunter Waite, Adjoint Professor of Physics
  • Jianqui Zhang, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

College of Liberal and Fine ArtsEdit

  • Norma E. Cantu, Professor of English
  • Ovidio C. Giberga, Associate Professor of Art
  • Ken D. Little, Professor of Art
  • Constance A. Lowe, Professor of Art
  • John M. Morris, Professor of Geography
  • Ben V. Olguin, Associate Professor of English
  • Elizabeth A. Rowe, Assistant Professor of Art

College of Public PolicyEdit

  • P. Johnelle Sparks, Assistant Professor of Demography and Organization Studies

College of SciencesEdit

  • Edwin J. Barea-Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Jose L. Lopez-Ribot, Professor of Biology
  • David J. McComas, Adjoint Professor of Physics
  • George R. Negrete, Professor of Chemistry
  • Carlos A. Paladini, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Janakiram Seshu, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Weining Zhang, Associate Professor of Computer Science

Honors CollegeEdit

  • J. Aaron Cassill, Professor of Biology
  • Richard A. Diem, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • LaGuana K. Gray, Assistant Professor of History
  • Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall, Professor of Management
  • Drew Stephen, Associate Professor of Music

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "The May Commencement 2012". May 2012 Commencement brochure.
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