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iCUE Spotlight: April 27-May 3, 2017

What's in the CUE this week: Congratulations Graduates and OHIO Move Out 2017


It is hard to believe but we are literally one day away from the beginning of OHIO's spring commencement ceremonies and the close of spring semester! To our returning students, be strong! Finals are almost over, so stay focused, get rest and travel safely when you depart. And as you're packing up, remember to recycle: drop-off receptacles are outside every residence hall or click here to find drop-off locations off campus.

To our graduates, thank you for everything you have contributed to Ohio University during your time on campus. We're proud of your accomplishments thus far and look forward to seeing your future as OHIO alumni!

This is a special edition of the Spotlight that is dedicated to the end of spring semester 2017:

Graduate Commencement (Friday, April 28, 9:30 a.m., Convocation Center): Spring Commencement 2017 begins as we celebrate our master's and doctoral degree students. Doors open to the public at approximately 8 a.m. and the candidates must assemble in the Convocation Center garage area no later than 8:45 a.m. (look for signs indicating your college's location). Tickets are not required and the ceremony will be viewable via a live webstream. A formal recessional will conclude the ceremony after all degrees have been conferred.

Visit ohio.edu/commencement for full details about the ceremony, including parking instructions and information on accessibility accommodations, Also, you can check the CUE to find times and locations for college graduation receptions.

(Friday, April 28, 7 p.m., Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium): This annual ceremony celebrates the culture and accomplishments of OHIO's multicultural undergraduate graduating class. Kushinda is an African word meaning “to win” and Ritos de Pasaje translates as “rite of passage” in Spanish. A Graduates' family and friends are welcome but RSVP is requested by contacting Patricia Palmer at 740-593-4027 or palmerp@ohio.edu.

Undergraduate Commencement Morning Ceremony (Saturday, April 29, 9:30 a.m., Convocation Center): Over 3,000 bachelor's and associate's degree candidates are expected to participate in the day's two ceremonies. The morning ceremony celebrates graduates of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, College of Business, Scripps College of Communication, College of Fine Arts, Regional Higher Education and University College. Doors open to the public at approximately 8 a.m. and the candidates must assemble in the Convocation Center garage area no later than 8:45 a.m. Please note, the graduates will exit the Convocation Center once their names have been read, so please be as quiet as possible so that each and every name that is read can be heard by family and friends.

Undergraduate Commencement Afternoon Ceremony (Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m., Convocation Center): The afternoon ceremony celebrates graduates of Honors Tutorial College, the Center for International Studies,
College of Health Sciences and Professions, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education and
College of Arts and Sciences. Doors open to the public at approximately 12:30 p.m. and the candidates must assemble in the Convocation Center garage area no later than 1:15 p.m. Again, the graduates will exit the Convocation Center once their names have been read.

Visit ohio.edu/commencement for detailed information about the ceremonies, including instructions for graduatesparking informationinformation on accessibility accommodations. Also, you can check the CUE to find times and locations for college graduation receptions.

OHIO Soccer vs. Miami (Ohio) (Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., OHIO Softball Field): We have to send a shout out to the OHIO Softball team because Saturday is Senior Day! It's the final home games of the season and admission is free for all OHIO students with ID. Be sure to check the schedule, just in case there's a weather-related change.


#CUEtip: It's never too early to add events to the CUE! If you don't have full details, you can create the event as a save the date then edit the event listing once you have more information (the person who adds an event can edit it at any time). And remember, anyone with an active OHIO ID can visit calendar.ohio.edu/admin/setupevents.aspx to log in and add events and deadlines for a registered student organization or University department on all OHIO campuses.