Emory University Commencement

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Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing says
Students line up at 7:15 a.m. The grand academic procession begins at 8:00 a.m. featuring a pipe & drum band, the faculty of the University, Board of Trustees, the deans and vice presidents, and award recipients. Degree candidates, marching behind banners and led by faculty marshals, enter the Quadrangle from all four corners. Members of corpus cordis aureum (alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago) also march in the procession. President James W. Wagner, Emory's nineteenth president, presides over the exercises. The ceremony includes the Commencement speaker, conferral ofHonorary Degrees and awards, and the conferral of degrees en masse.Degree candidates rise and are presented as a school by their academic dean and are represented on-stage by student marshals. At the conclusion of the ceremony the degree candidates are marched to school-hosted diploma ceremonies and receptions at the locations and times listed below. The Emory College of Arts and Sciences new graduates remain on the Quadrangle for their diploma ceremony which begins shortly thereafter.
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By: Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

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