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Commencement 2010 exercises of Howard University re-broadcast on the Web

See and hear the entire 142nd commencement convocation re-broadcast on the Web from beginnini to end.

View the Entire Program (PDF)

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Purchase order forms for the DVDs can be obtained from the graduate clearer of each school/college beginning April 12, and at the Howard University Bookstore beginning May 3-7. You may also download the Purchase Order Form (PDF). The cost is $30 per DVD.

   
Order of Exercises
The Invocation:
The Reverend Perry A. Smith III
Senior Pastor
The First Baptist Church of North Brentwood
Opening Remarks:
President Sidney A. Ribeau
The Greeting:
Mr. Addison Barry Rand
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
The Welcome:
Ms. Raolat Abdulai
College of Medicine
The Music:
Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
The Howard University Graduation Anthem
Glory
The Howard University Choir with Orchestra J. Weldon Norris, Conducting
The Conferring of the Degrees, Honoris Causa
For the Degree of Doctor of Humanities
Dr. David C. Driskell

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
Dr. Floretta Dukes McKenzie
Chairwoman Emerita, Board of Trustees
For the Degree of Doctor of Humanities
Mr. Hill Harper

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
The Honorable M. Kasim Reed
Member, Board of Trustees
For the Degree of Doctor of Humanities
Ms. Mellody Hobson

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
Mr. Earl G. Graves, Sr.
Member, Board of Trustees
For the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters
Ms. Robin Roberts

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
Mrs. Sheila C. Johnson
Member, Board of Trustees
For the Degree of Doctor of Laws
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Esq.
Member, Board of Trustees
For the Degree of Doctor of Laws
Mr. Harold Ford, Jr.

The Candidate Will Be Presented by
Mr. Addison Barry Rand
Chairman, Board of Trustees
The Spiritual:
J. Weldon Norris, Arr.
Lord I Don’ Done
Micah Robinson, Soloist
The Howard University Choir
The Conferring of the Degrees in Course
College of Arts & Sciences
James A. Donaldson, Ph.D., Dean
School of Business
Barron H. Harvey, Ph.D., Dean
School of Education
Leslie T. Fenwick, Ph.D., Dean
John H. Johnson School of Communications
Jannette L. Dates, Ph.D., Dean
College of Engineering, Architecture & Computer Sciences
Bradford C. Grant, AIA, Dean
College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Beatrice Adderley-Kelly, Ph.D., Dean
School of Divinity
Alton B. Pollard III, Ph.D., Dean
College of Medicine
Robert E. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., Dean
School of Law
Kurt L. Schmoke, J.D., Dean
College of Dentistry
Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., Dean
School of Social Work
Cudore L. Snell, D.S.W., Dean
Graduate School
Charles L. Betsey, Ph.D., Dean
The Induction of Graduates into the Howard University Alumni Association, Inc.
Kimberly C. Singleton, President
The Passing of the Torch
Dr. Avis Pointer, Chairperson
Class of 1960
The Pledge
Mr. Bryant Smart, President
Howard University Student Association
The Alma Mater
The Benediction
The Reverend Dr. Bernard L. Richardson
Dean, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel
The Retiring Academic Professional

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