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