School of Education Commencement

Friday, April 22, 2022

The School of Education Commencement ceremony has concluded

The encore presentation will be available on this page for a limited time.



Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad

School of Education Commencement Speaker

Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad is an associate professor of literacy, language, and culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She studies Black historical excellence within educational communities with the goal of reframing curriculum and instruction today.

Learn more about Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad



Lorén Rae Bassil ’22

School of Education Student Commencement Speaker

The daughter of an immigrant and a first-generation college student, Lorén Rae Bassil '22 is familiar with the challenges that students from underrepresented groups face and looks forward to championing international or graduate student populations in her future career.

Learn more about Lorén

School of Education Events

Thursday, April 14, 2022

First Generation Recognition

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Orton Center

Friday, April 15, 2022 

School of Education Awards Dinner

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Orton Center

Thursday, April 21, 2022


Lavender Recognition Ceremony

4 p.m. - 5:30 p. m. 
Casa Loma Room


Please note: For the comfort of all our guests, no smoking, pets, or emotional support animals are allowed at any event, whether indoors or outside.


See the full schedule of events

Friday, April 22, 2022 


Baccalaureate Processional Line-up 
Cap and gown required

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Hall of Letters, North Lawn
Watchorn 107

Baccalaureate 11 a.m. - noon 
Memorial Chapel
Students of Color Recognition Ceremony
Event images will be posted here
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Memorial Chapel
Medallion Ceremony for Legacy Graduates 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Alumni House Lawn
School of Education Processional Line-up 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
East Lawn (Quad)
School of Education Commencement Ceremony 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Alumni Greek Theatre

Saturday, April 23, 2022 

Native Graduate Recognition Luncheon 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Casa Loma Room