Summer 2022

Schedule

The Summer Commencement ceremony was held at 9:00 a.m. on August 6, 2022.

Ceremony Details:

9:00 a.m. CDT
Capstone College of Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Communication & Information Sciences,
College of Community Health Sciences, College of Education, College of Engineering,
College of Human Environmental Sciences, Culverhouse College of Business,
School of Law and School of Social Work

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Meet the Summer Class of 2022

832
Undergraduate Degree Applicants

466
Masters/EdS Degree Applicants

135
Doctoral Degree Applicants

18
Countries Represented

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Picture of the United States of America with a lot in red

43
States Represented

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55
Counties Represented

363
Applicants with a Minor

32
Applicants with Multiple Majors

3.183
Average GPA

233
Applicants with Latin Honors

477
Distance Learning Applicants

381
Identify as a Minority

192
Identify as First-Generation Students

17
Identify as Veteran

9
Identify as Active Duty Military

Katherine Hinojosa

Katherine Hinojosa

Facing adversity is typical for college students in pursuit of a degree. Whether it’s maintaining a great GPA or balancing school and work, personal and academic challenges can arise at any time. For Katherine Hinojosa, it was more than a year of undiagnosed health complications and a risky brain surgery that almost derailed her journey to a bachelor’s degree.

Aliayah Coleman

Aliayah Coleman

Aliayah Coleman has an infectious smile that radiates positivity. That positivity along with her drive has led her to the stage of Coleman Coliseum where on Aug. 6 she’ll receive her bachelor’s degree in accounting and then jet off to her new job with BNY Mellon, a corporate investment banking firm in Everette, Massachusetts.

Elizabeth Naranjo Hayes

Elizabeth Naranjo Hayes

A famous country music duo once said that love can build a bridge. Elizabeth Naranjo Hayes believes that learning a language can do the same. In fact, the soon-to-be romance linguistics doctoral graduate will set out to prove it.

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