commencement ceremony

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Synonyms for commencement ceremony

an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred

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Graduating high school students will celebrate their milestone at SDSU, making it the first time SDVS holds a commencement ceremony at the university.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQatar) held its 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Monday, conferring 61 Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in fashion, graphic, interior design and painting and printmaking and seven Master of Fine Arts degrees in design.
Antonucci will deliver the address at the undergraduate commencement ceremony at 10 a.
The commencement ceremony will be addressed by Lord Alec Broers, a globally-renowned scientist and engineer and former chairman of the UK House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, past president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and former Vice-Chancellor of University of Cambridge.
Summary: The American University of Beirut graduated 1,558 undergraduates Saturday after a commencement ceremony on the school's campus in Ras Beirut.
ABA President-elect Stephen Zack of Miami will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center May 16.
Callie Crossley received an honorary degree at Cambridge College's 38th commencement ceremony in June.
a real estate development company, addressed the Western Washington University winter commencement ceremony on Sat.
Sharon Olsen, MS, RN, AOCN, Assistant Professor in the Department of Acute and Chronic Care, was named the 2008 recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Awards at the School's commencement ceremony for Graduate Excellence in Teaching.
Beal was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree by the College for Creative Studies (CCS) at its commencement ceremony last night.
Then at the commencement ceremony, he gives graduates a diploma covered in a plastic sheet with black bars.
In addition, Edu CARE is offering a new Dell laptop computer to a top graduating student at the high school, possibly the valedictorian, which Aaron Migdol will personally present at the commencement ceremony taking place on June 21, 2006.
The commencement ceremony for two seniors graduating from McKenzie River Christian School was held May 27 at McKenzie Baptist Church in Leaburg.
Miwako Sato, a veteran music teacher at a public school in Kunitachi, wore a small blue ribbon at a commencement ceremony in March 2000 with her colleagues to express opposition to the display of the Hinomaru flag at the ceremony.
In other news, Marc Rosen will receive an honorary doctorate from Pratt at its commencement ceremony this spring.