CEREMONY ORDER OF EXERCISES

For your convenience, speaker scripts are listed below the order of exercises.


Daniel A. Wubah, Ph.D., President Presiding

*ACADEMIC PROCESSION
MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE BRASS
“Pomp and Circumstance – March No. 1",
Edward Elgar/Chaz Richardson & Vincent Shickora
 
Joseph Cernuto, D.M.A., Conductor

WELCOME
GAIL E. GASPARICH, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

*THE NATIONAL ANTHEM 
LED BY BRIANA SHYVER ’24
Words by Francis Scott Key
Arranged by Tom Kirkland

INTRODUCTION OF PLATFORM GUESTS
PROVOST GASPARICH

GREETINGS FROM FACULTY
ROBYN LILY DAVIS, Ph.D
Associate Professor & Chair,
Department of History, Chapter President,
APSCUF-MU

GREETINGS FROM STUDENT GOVERNMENT
CAMREE L. PATTERSON ’24
President, Student Government Association

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SENIOR CLASS GIFT
ALLISON K. ROSS ’24

MOMENT OF REFLECTION
KENESTA T. MACK, Ed.D.
Educational Leadership

SALUTATION TO GRADUATES
DANIEL A. WUBAH, Ph.D.
University President

INTRODUCTION OF COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
PRESIDENT WUBAH

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
JENNIFER CRAIGHEAD CAREY ’90, MM23
Partner/Attorney, Barley Snyder

PRESENTATION OF DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES
JAMES DELLE, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning

CONFERRING OF DOCTORAL DEGREES
PRESIDENT WUBAH

PRESENTATION OF MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
DR. DELLE

CONFERRING OF MASTER'S DEGREES
PRESIDENT WUBAH

PRESENTATION OF ASSOCIATE AND BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES
PROVOST GASPARICH

CONFERRAL OF DEGREES
PRESIDENT WUBAH

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
IEVA ZAKE, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES AND SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
LARA WILLOX, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Education and Human Services and School of Social Work

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
MARC HARRIS, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Science and Technology

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR LOMBARDO COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
MARC TOMLJANOVICH, Ph.D.
Dean, Lombardo College of Business

WELCOME FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
MATTHEW OLPHIN ’95
President, Millersville University Alumni Association

CONCLUDING REMARKS
PRESIDENT WUBAH

*THE ALMA MATER
LED BY BRIANA SHYVER ’24
MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE BRASS
Words by Esther E. Lenhardt, Class of 1910 and Sanders P. McComsey, Class of 1917
Music arranged by Melzer R. Porter
Wind arrangement by Dr. Joseph Cernuto 

*ACADEMIC RECESSION
MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE BRASS
Grand March from Aida
Guiseppe Verdi/Walter Barnes
Dr. Joseph Cernuto, Conductor

 

THE AUDIENCE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL ALL GRADUATES HAVE RECESSED.

MACE BEARER: Jeri Robinson, M.F.A. 

GONFALON BEARER:
Duane Hagelgans, J.D.; Julie Lombardi, P.E.D.; Aaron M. Haines, Ph.D.; Robert Bookmiller, Ph.D.; Ankur Nandedkar, Ph.D.

COMMENCEMENT MARSHALS: Stacey Irwin, Ph.D., Karen Rice, Ph.D.; Janet Bertoni, Ph.D.; Bertha DeJesus, D.S.W.; Heather L. Lehman, Ph.D.; Daniel R. Albert, Ph.D.; Deborah Sigel, M.F.A.; Barry Atticks, Ph.D.; Baizhou Chen, Ph.D.; Leo Hong, Ph.D.

READER: Lowery Woodall III, Ph.D.; Jennifer Shettel, Ed.D.; Steven M. Kennedy, Ph.D.; Jeffrey Gemmell, D.A.; Brian Trout, D.B.A.


*Audience will stand, participation is voluntary.