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The number of graduation participants per college and current health and safety guidance will determine the format and number of total ceremonies needed to provide a safe and memorable event for all graduates and guests. Details will be posted on our website, ua.edu/commencement, and shared directly with graduates via email once they are finalized. Please monitor the commencement website as well as your crimson email for updates.
How do you know you’re at a commencement ceremony at The University of Alabama? One way to be certain is to listen to a familiar voice announcing graduates. That voice belongs to Doff Procter, who has been reading names at commencement since 1995.
From Subway to Applebee’s and Outback Steakhouse to Starbucks, Higginbotham has worked in the hospitality industry since he was 16. And as Higginbotham readies for commencement at The University of Alabama on Aug. 3, when he’ll earn a degree in hospitality management, he’s eager to build a bigger career in the industry.
Over the past year and a half, Kristen, who will graduate from UA in August with degrees in psychology and history, has worked to establish Restoring Freedom, a nonprofit organization that provides counseling services to military veterans and their families.