Ohio University-Chillicothe will recognize students who have earned their college degrees during the 2006-07 academic year during the annual "Recognition of Graduation" ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Shoemaker Center. The event will honor students who have earned associate, bachelor's and master's degrees.
Admission is free, and the public is invited.
Dean's List members, outstanding graduates of each technical program and "Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities" students will receive special recognition.
Ohio University Associate Provost for Appalachian Access and Enrichment Programs Richard Greenlee, Ph.D., will be the keynote speaker. Greenlee has earned the university's Presidential Teacher Award, University Professor Award and the College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award as a faculty member and chair of the Department of Social Work. He frequently presents at state, regional and national conferences on Appalachian culture.
The Great Seal of Ohio community band will provide music.
"This ceremony offers the opportunity for the OU-C community to recognize students who earned their degrees during the current academic year. We are appreciative of the impact they made in enriching the vibrant learning community on campus and wish them the best in their future endeavors," OU-C Dean Richard Bebee said. "The campus' focus continues to be on offering an exceptional educational experience to each of its students, and this event certainly captures that spirit."
Formal commencement ceremonies are held at the Athens campus.