The 135th Commencement at the University of Southern California begins at 8:30 a.m. May 11 at Alumni Memorial Park. Individual school ceremonies follow the main ceremony. Here is a list of times, locations and speakers for the school commencement ceremonies and receptions on May 11 and 12. To read about some of the graduates, click here.
Friday, May 11
Physician Assistant Program
10:45 a.m. at Allan Hancock Foundation Building, southwest lawn, University Park Campus. A reception will follow at the same location. Info: (626) 457-4240.
Speakers: Matt Dane Baker, PA-C, DHSc, senior vice provost for academic affairs, Thomas Jefferson University
2:30 p.m. at USC Village Great Lawn, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will occur beginning at 1 p.m. at the USC Village Piazza. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaker: Michael Cousineau, DPH, professor of clinical preventive medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Health Promotion and Global Health Programs
11 a.m. at Town and Gown, University Park Campus. Reception is at 10:30 a.m. following the USC main ceremony. Tickets are required, four tickets allotted per graduate. Info: (213) 821-1601.
Speaker: Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science; clinical associate professor of medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
11 a.m. at Leavey Library West, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will follow. Info: (323) 442-1571.
Speaker: Varun Soni, PhD, JD, USC Dean of Religious Life
Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
11:30 a.m. at Bovard Auditorium, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. Info: email@example.com.
Speaker: Matt Barkley, NFL quarterback
2 p.m. at Broad Lawn, Health Sciences Campus. A reception will follow at the same location. Tickets are required. Info: (323) 442-1369.
Speaker: Eileen Goodis Strom, PharmD, health care leader and entrepreneur
Saturday, May 12
PhD, MPH, MS — Medicine
9:30 a.m. at Galen Center, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will follow at 11 a.m. at McCarthy Quad, University Park Campus. Info: (323) 442-1607.
Speaker: Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, EdD, professor of education, psychology and neuroscience, USC Rossier School of Education
MD/PhD, MD — Medicine
3 p.m. at Galen Center, University Park Campus. Doors open at 2 p.m., tickets not required. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. at McCarthy Quad, University Park Campus. Info: (323) 442-2420.
Speaker: Gary H. Gibbons, MD, director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health