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2013 December Commencement

December 18, 2013, Kristen Poole


Commencement was held this past Saturday, December 14, 2013. All colleges and units convened for one ceremony at SIU Arena. The graduates joined an active network of over 245,000 alumni.

The College of Business graduating class consisted of two doctoral students, thirty graduate students, and ninety-five undergraduate students. Many of our graduates have already found employment at companies such as: RubinBrown, Federated Insurance, Enterprise, Deloitte, Boeing, Union Pacific Railroad, and KPMG.

James M. Rosser served as the keynote speaker for the ceremony. He has been the President of California State University, Los Angeles since 1979. Dr. Rosser earned academic degrees in Health Education and Microbiology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Ph.D. 1969, M.A. 1963, B.A. 1962). He also served as a faculty member, Assistant to the Chancellor, and Founding Director of the Black American Studies Program at SIU. In 2003, he received an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters from SIU.

Spring commencement will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at SIU Arena. The Colleges of Business and Education and Human Services will have a combined ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

The college congratulates all graduates and wishes them all the best in their future!