RIchard Tapia



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The program for the Portland State University 2013 Commencement ceremonies, held June 13, 2013.

Richard Tapia received an honorary degree and delivered the commencement addresses.

Barbara Ames received an honorary degree during the afternoon ceremony for the College of the Arts, School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Education, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Social Work, and the College of Urban and Public Affairs.


Order of ceremonies: Morning ceremony:

Processional: Dr T Orchestra's Big Band; "America the Beautiful," The Green Note

Student Addresses: Rezhna Rasheed and Melissa Wilk

Commencement Address: Richard Tapia

Presentation and conferring of degrees: PSU President Wim Wiewel and Provost Sona K. Andrews


Order of ceremonies: Afternoon ceremony:

Processional: Dr T Orchestra's Big Band; "America the Beautiful": The Green Note

Student Addresses: Paige Hatcher and Oren Stainbrook

Honorary Degree: Barbara Ames

Commencement Address: Richard Tapia

Presentation and conferring of degrees: Wim Wiewel and Sona K. Andrews


Original Format

Print booklet, 8.5 x 11", 32 pp.


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