MAY 2017 UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT AND STHM GRADUATION CEREMONIES
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Congratulations May 2017 graduates! Please read the information below carefully. The first thing you need to understand is that there are two separate ceremonies being held on Thursday, May 11, 2017: Temple University’s 130th Commencement Exercises and the Undergraduate School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management Graduation Ceremony; and a third ceremony, the Graduate Graduation Ceremony, being held on Friday, May 12, 2017.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
The first ceremony is Temple University’s 130th Commencement Exercises in the Liacouras Center beginning at 9:30 AM on Thursday, May 11th. This ceremony includes graduates from the entire University. The University Commencement lasts approximately 90 minutes.
The Liacouras Center will open at 8:00 a.m. on the morning of Commencement. Graduates must report to the loading dock entrance (on Broad Street near Cecil B. Moore Avenue) no later than 8:15 AM in academic regalia and maintain single file lines behind their college banners.
Additional information for graduates can be found on the University’s Commencement website at http://www.temple.edu/commencement/.
THE SCHOOL OF SPORT, TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Dean M. Moshe Porat, Associate Dean Aubrey Kent, Assistant Dean Heather Blackburn,
and the Faculty and Staff of the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management
invite you to participate in:
The School of Sport, Tourism And Hospitality Management
Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 1:30 PM
The Liacouras Center
1776 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121
Graduate Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2017, 10:00 AM
Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
A small reception will be held for graduates and their families in the Atrium on the first floor of Alter Hall. Details to follow.
The second ceremony is the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony being held at 1:30 PM in the Liacouras Center on Thursday, May 11, 2017. This ceremony includes only undergraduates from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Fox School of Business and Management. The Graduation Ceremony lasts approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours, depending on the number of graduates in attendance.
Graduates must report to the loading dock area of the Liacouras Center by 12:00 PM to sign in and line up for the ceremony.
The third ceremony, which is for master’s and PhD graduates, will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 10:00 AM in the Temple Performing Arts Center. This ceremony only includes graduates from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Fox School of Business and Management. The ceremony lasts approximately 1 hour, depending on the number of graduates in attendance.
At these ceremonies, each graduate is recognized individually by the Dean and Associate Dean as he or she is called on stage. A professional photographer from Legacy Photographics will be present to record this important moment of the graduate’s life.
Can I get a copy of this photo?
The photographer will mail a complimentary proof directly to the address provided on your graduation application with information about purchasing additional prints.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AND THE STHM GRADUATION CEREMONY