Fall 2013 Commencement

The English Department's Fall 2013 Commencement occured on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 1:30pm. Graduates and their families assembled at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center to celebrate this milestone.

The graduates included 9 doctoral students, 6 masters students, 4 of which graduated from the Fine Arts Program, 7 creative writing minors, and 78 undergraduates.

 The excitement of the day was shared by parents, faculty and students and it was a united effort that made this day such a special event.

Dr. Moser, Director of Undergraduate Studies, discusses ceremony with Dr. William Cohen, Chair of the English Department. Department Chair William Cohen and Associate Dean Charles Rutherford, prepare for the ceremony.
Graduate's tribute to the Beach Boys classic Pet Sounds! Graduates start lining up for the procession in.
Associate Dean Rutherford calls the Ceremony to Order and welcomes the friends and family of our Fall 2013 Graduates. Ashley Delaney, Sigma Tau Delta member and '13 gradauate, addresses her fellow graduates and their families.
Dr. Cohen, Chair, opens the presentation of English degrees. Dr. Ralph Bauer, Graduate Director, introducing doctoral and masters candidates.
Professor Emily Mitchell awarding the graduating Creative Writing Minors with certificates. Dr. Moser, Undergraduate Director, presenting the undergraduate degrees.
Congratulations to the English 2013 Graduates!


*Please click photos to see full size