Neal Keny-Guyer



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The program for the PSU Commencement ceremony on June 11, 2005.

Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, delivered the commencement address and was awarded an honorary doctorate by PSU President Daniel Bernstine.


Order of Ceremonies:

Processional: Portland State University Wind Ensemble, Denise Grant, Ph.D, Director

Welcome: Michael Reardon, Ph.D., Provost and Master of Ceremonies

National Anthem: Brian Tierney, Class of 2005

Student Welcome: Christy Harper, ASPSU President, Class of 2005

Remarks: Ibrahim Abdi and Gainell Irving, Class of 2005

Faculty Recognition Awards: Michael Reardon

Honorary Degrees: Daniel O. Bernstine, J.D., LL.M.

Commencement Address: Neal Keny-Guyer, M.P.P.M, D.Hum.L. h.c.

Presentation and Conferring of Degrees: Daniel O. Bernstine and Michael Reardon


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