graduation

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calibration

Synonyms for graduation

the successful completion of a program of study

an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred

a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement

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the act of arranging in grades

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BEIRUT: The Lebanese American University awarded renowned Lebanese fashion giant Elie Saab an honorary doctorate for a remarkable career during the commencement exercises of the university's Business School over the weekend.
Zubik delivered the Commencement Address to the Waynesburg University Class of 2015 during the University's annual Commencement exercises, honoring approximately 730 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
Recording artist and actor Common (real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn), who co-wrote this year's Oscar-winning Best Song "Glory" from the movie Selma, will be the speaker for Winston-Salem State University's May 15 commencement exercises.
KeyBank's Alaska District Retail Leader Steve Campanella was awarded a diploma at commencement exercises during the 67th annual session of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
During commencement exercises on May 14, Modica received a doctorate in higher education.
The tornado tore a path a mile wide and four miles long, destroying homes and businesses USA Director Martin Scorsese, centre, walks in a processional during commencement exercises at Yale University in Connecticut yesterday.
At many institutions, administrators decided against the traditional handshake to graduating seniors at commencement exercises.
He will also attend the commencement exercises, teach a planned summer course and look into semester-abroad programs in Rome and Austria, according to the university.
BP News, a Southern Baptist news service, disclosed that Megan Chapman, a senior elected by her peers to give a prayer at the graduation, was intent on ensuring prayer was included in commencement exercises.
After the judge's ruling, Tietig, who filed the suit, was quoted as saying: "The writing's on the wall, to use a religious analogy, that the school board cannot pull this kind of stunt for commencement exercises in the future.
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA, was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa at the 74th commencement exercises of the Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.
Further, our graduates have been wrongly portrayed as responsible for the disruption of the commencement exercises.
Distinguished guests, Congressman Sessions, faculty and staff, underclassmen, proud parents and family members, and especially graduates; it is my great pleasure to join with my colleague, General John Jumper, in these commencement exercises to congratulate those of you graduates today on your great achievements: earning a diploma from the United States Air Force Academy, and earning a Presidential commission in our nation's Air Force.
Clockwise from top left, a South Korean graduate stands with her colleagues during the 59th Commencement Exercises of the Korea Military Academy in Seoul; a model presents this creation as part of French designer Laurent Mercier's Autumn/Winter 2003-04 ready-to-wear fashion collection in Paris; fireworks illuminate the skies above the Kremlin in Moscow to mark the end of Shrovetide festivities; a Bulgarian boy plays with ritual fireballs in the village of Dolni Lozen, some 15km east from the capital Sofia.
2) Graduates of Pierce College in Woodland Hills make their way to get diplomas Tuesday during the school's 53rd commencement exercises.