Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Jason Pina

Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Jason Pina

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Faculty, staff needed to assist with 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremonies


Ohio University Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Jason Pina sent the following message to OHIO faculty and staff on the Athens Campus on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.


Dear Colleagues,

The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers from the Ohio University community to assist with the 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremonies. To sign up, click here.

All Spring Commencement Ceremonies will take place in Ohio University’s Convocation Center. Volunteers are needed for the following:

Graduate Commencement (Friday, May 4) 

  • Please arrive at the Convocation Center no later than 7:30 a.m.
  • Doors to the public will open at approximately 8 a.m.
  • The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and is expected to last 2-2.5 hours.

Undergraduate AM Ceremony (Saturday, May 5)

  • Please arrive at the Convocation Center no later than 7:30 a.m.
  • Doors to the public will open at approximately 8 a.m.
  • The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and is expected to last 2-2.5 hours.

Undergraduate PM Ceremony (Saturday, May 5)

  • Please arrive at the Convocation Center no later than noon.
  • Doors to the public will open at approximately 12:30 p.m.
  • The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. and is expected to last 2-2.5 hours.

More than 150 volunteers from the OHIO community are needed to ensure the events’ success. Please consider lending a hand so that we can give our graduates the honor they deserve! 

Spring Commencement volunteer sign-ups will remain open through April 13. Registered volunteers will receive email communications from Event Services staff regarding assignments and volunteer training opportunities.

As always, thank you for your partnership and your commitment to OHIO students. GO BOBCATS!
 
Sincerely,
Jason B. Pina
Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Chief Diversity Officer
 
For more information about OHIO’s Spring Commencement, visit https://www.ohio.edu/commencement/. Questions regarding Commencement volunteer opportunities may be directed to commencement@ohio.edu.