Commencement

Commencement is a time for graduates to celebrate along with their family, friends and professors. We look forward to honoring our undergraduate and graduate students' academic achievements every year at this important event. We are so proud of our graduates and what they go on to do. Congratulations!

Science and Technology Commencement 2020

The School of Science and Technology's Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16 at 1 pm in Weill Hall.

For more information, visit SSU's Commencement Homepage.

Commencement Student Speaker 2020

Are you graduating this year? Do you have a story you would like to share at Commencement? We want YOU!

The application for the Sci&Tech Commencement Student Speaker is now open! We are looking for a really great student speaker to represent the 2020 Science and Technology graduating class.

The student speaker:

  • Must be a Fall 2019, Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 Sci&Tech graduate.
  • Must be able to deliver an engaging and impactful 5-7 minute speech.
    • Sample Prompts: What distinguished your experience in SSU’s School of Science and Technology? How has it prepared you for next steps? What do you think your education will bring to the future?.  
  • Will be selected by the Science & Technology Council of Chairs.
  • Will have tickets (at least 4) for their guests in a box near the stage; this is in addition to the 2 indoor seats provided to each graduate.

If you are interested, please apply through our online application. You will need to provide a copy of your speech in the application. Don’t be shy about working with your professors and others to draft your speech. For it to be really great, feedback will be key.

Applications are due by 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Please email Cory Oates at cory.oates@sonoma.edu with any questions.