- News Room
- Weekly Story Tips
- Contact List
- Faculty Experts
- Research News
- Faculty and Staff News
- Campus Broadcast Studio
- Photography Services
- Top Campus Interview Locations
What's going on at Ohio State?
Sign up to get monthly updates.
For Press: Sign up to receive news releases:
Additional Media Resources
- Medical Center News
- Agriculture and Food News
- Athletics News
- Moritz College of Law
- Fisher College of Business
- Campus Communications Coordinators
- University Communications
OSU Quick Facts
20 Bricker Hall
190 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210-1321
Facts on Summer 2012 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, August 12, 2012
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee
WELCOMING REMARKS: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Terry Stewart, president and chief executive officer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
HONORARY DEGREES: The honorary Doctor of Business degree will be presented to commencement speaker Terry Stewart.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: The university will present the Distinguished Service Award to Trella Romine, who was instrumental in establishing the Larry Yoder Prairie Nature Preserve at Ohio State Marion; Steve Sterrett, whose distinguished career with the university included many important communications and community outreach projects; Alec Wightman, a graduate of the Moritz College of Law who has earned a reputation as an exceptional lawyer and who has continued to give back to his alma mater; and Jon Woods, who retired this year after 28 years of leading The Ohio State University Marching Band.
INVOCATION: Chaplain George Gibbs, Harding Hospital, Wexner Medical Center.
NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Ms. Yung-Wei Sun, class of 2012