Facts on Winter Commencement 2012:
The Ohio State University
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Jerome Schottenstein Center
Degrees and Certificates:
Presiding Officer: E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University
Welcome Remarks: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life
Commencement Address:: Richard K. Herrmann, Social and Behavioral Sciences Distinguished Professor and chair of Ohio State’s Department of Political Science.
Honorary Degree: The honorary Doctor of Science degree was presented to Keith L. Moore, professor emeritus in the division of anatomy at the University of Toronto.
Distinguished Service Award: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Randall B. Ripley, professor emeritus in the Department of Political Science, and Elizabeth J. Watters, magistrate with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.
Invocation: Chaplain Christopher A. Ciampa, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.
National Anthem and Alma Mater: Jilian H. McGreen, undergraduate student, School of Music.