Commencement 2017

Chancellor Cantor's Remarks at Commencement 2017

Welcome Remarks

Honorary Degree Citation for Dr. Arthur James Hicks

Honorary Degree Citation for Dr. Eboo Patel

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Rutgers University–Newark Commencement

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 9 a.m.
Prudential Center (doors open at 8 a.m.)
25 Center St., Newark, New Jersey

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Commencement Speaker: Eboo Patel, chief executive officer of Interfaith Youth Core, a global nonprofit organization focused on training and increasing the capacity of interfaith leadership in higher education. 

 

Information for Graduates and Their Families

         (Hotels, transportation, cap and gown pickup)

Events for Graduates

Commencement Speakers

Honorary Degree Recipient

Commencement Student Profiles

Commencement Liasions 

Graduate School Hooding Ceremony

Tuesday, May 16 • 3PM (reception, 4:30 pm - 7 pm)

Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark

SPEAKER: Professor Dr. Mary Rizzo

Rutgers University-Newark Commencement

Wednesday, May 17 • 9 AM

Prudential Center
25 Center St., Newark

SPEAKER: Eboo Patel, Chief Executive Officer of Interfaith Youth Core, a global nonprofit organization focused on training and increasing the capacity of interfaith leadership in higher education.

HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS
Eboo Patel and Arthur James Hicks, program director of the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

School of Nursing

Thursday, May 18 • 10 AM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St., Newark

Rutgers Business School

Friday, May 19 • 4 PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St., Newark

SPEAKER: Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

School of Law

Friday, May 26 •  10 AM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
1 Center St., Newark

SPEAKER: The Honorable Patty Shwartz, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

 

 

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