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Commencment 2014

Saturday, May 10

Commencement Lawn

9 a.m.

School of Science & Technology
School of Social Sciences

3 p.m.

School of Arts & Humanities<
School of Business & Economics
School of Education

Disabled Accommodations

Permits are not required on Commencement day. Guests with a valid disable placard can park in Lot G, the closest lot to the Commencement site. Additionally, advance reservations for a special “assigned seating” area for the disabled or limited mobility guest plus one helper can be requested. The assigned seating area is a section of metal folding chairs on the lawn.

Weather

Commencement will be held rain or shine. Graduates and guests should be prepared. Check current weather in Rohnert Park.

Speakers

Commencement Speaker: Adam Braun, Founder & CEO of Pencils of Promise and New York Times best selling author; global education expert; leadership & innovation advisor
Student Commencement Speakers: Ashley Kimball, B.A. Theatre Arts; Kathleen Burns, B.A. Psychology

Honorees

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters: Gary Heck, Chairman of the Board, Korbel Champagne Cellars
Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award: Jerry Morris, Mathematics and Statistics, and Eric Williams, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Staff Excellence Award: Steven Anderson, Physics & Astronomy and John Mϋller, Access Services/IT