UH graduation rites set for Stan Sheriff Center
Kamehameha Schools Chief Executive Officer Dee Jay Mailer and Rita Colwell, former director of the National Science Foundation, will be featured speakers Sunday at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's spring 2008 commencement ceremonies.
The university is awarding about 3,000 degrees and certificates for the spring semester and 2008 summer session.
Undergraduate students will march into the Stan Sheriff Center at 8:30 a.m., with ceremonies scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
Master's and doctor's degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates in secondary education will be awarded starting at 3 p.m. Colwell will deliver the afternoon commencement address.
Mailer, who earned a B.S. in professional nursing and an MBA at UH Manoa, will speak at the morning ceremony.
Jordan Savusa will speak on behalf of the graduates at the morning ceremony.
Doors to the Stan Sheriff Center will open at 8 a.m. for the undergraduate ceremony and at 2 p.m. for the advanced-degree ceremony. Balloons and strollers are not allowed inside the Stan Sheriff Center.
Friends and family members may greet graduates following the ceremony on the football practice field, on the soccer practice field and at the softball stadium.
There will also be a live Webcast of the ceremony. For information on the Webcast and further details about the commencement ceremony, visit http://manoa.hawaii.edu/commencement.