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Summer Commencement 2016

August 07, 2016

Approximately 1,700 degrees were awarded to accomplished Ohio State students - and now proud alumni - during the summer 2016 commencement ceremony.

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Jeni Britton Bauer, founder and chief creative officer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, served as speaker for summer commencement. The university awarded the honorary Doctor of Business Administration to Bauer, and awarded Distinguished Service Awards to Raimund E. Goerler, retired university archivist and author of The Ohio State University – An Illustrated History, and John H. Litchfield, adjunct professor of food science and nutrition.