Nine-thousand people are expected to fill the seats of the Liacouras Center where university officials are preparing to send off the latest graduating class of Owls.
Strategic communications major Binh Nguyen is one of this year’s commencement speakers.
“It’s been a dream for me to speak at my college commencement since I was a little girl,” said Nguyen.
In addition to Nguyen, former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil will also speak at the commencement as well as receive an honorary degree for his public service.
“I’m very, very excited and it feels unreal,” Nguyen expressed.
Graduates will receive their degrees at their respective departmental ceremonies. The Fox School of Business will hold their ceremony on Thursday, May 11 at 1:30 PM in the Liacouras Center. The program for Theater, Film, and Media Arts will take place at the Temple Performing Arts Center on Thursday at 4:00 PM. The Klein College of Media and Communcation will send off its students on Thursday as well in McGonigle Hall and 5:30 PM.
On Friday, McGonigle Hall is also hosting the Tyler School of Art ceremony at 2:00 PM. The Lewis Katz School of Medicine event is taking place at the Kimmel Center at 9:00 AM.
On May 18, Beasley School of Law is hosting its ceremony at the Liacouras Center at 4:00 PM.