Nancy L. Zimpher



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The program for the Portland State University 2017 Commencement morning ceremony (Professional Schools), held at the Moda Center, Portland, Oregon.

Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor of the State University of New York, received an honorary doctorate and delivered the commencement address.


Order of ceremonies:

Processional: Portland State University Wind Symphony, Ed Higgins, D.M.A.

National Anthem: Yetta Rose Stein, Class of 2017

Native American Honor Song: Bulls & Bears Drum Group

Student Addresses: Yetta Rose Stein, Mania Asadi Zadeh

Honorary Doctorates: Anas Khaled Al Saleh, Gerry B. Cameron, Nancy L. Zimpher

Presentation and conferring of degrees


Original Format

Print booklet, 8.5 x 11", 64 pp.


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2017 Commencement Program (Morning Ceremony)