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Winter Commencement 2011

March 21, 2011

Congratulations, graduates!

Facts on Winter Commencement 2011:

The Ohio State University
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Jerome Schottenstein Center

Degrees and Certificates:

Doctoral: 117
Master's: 331
Professional: 6
Bachelor's: 1,641
Associate: 24

Total: 2,120

Presiding Officer: E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University

Welcome Remarks: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life

Commencement Address: Donna James, managing director of Lardon & Associates LLC, the advisory services firm she founded in 2006.

Honorary Degree: The honorary Doctor of Science degree was presented to Solomon H. Snyder, MD, a world-renowned neuroscientist and distinguished service professor of neuroscience, pharmacology, and psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University.

Distinguished Service Award: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to Ellen J. Tressel, who has worked to fill compelling needs at Ohio State and in the community through service and stewardship.

Invocation: Chaplain Julija Volfa, University Hospitals Pastoral Care

National Anthem and Alma Mater: Mr. John Nevergall, School of Music