May 2015 Commencement
OMAHA – The UNO College of Business Administration (CBA) will celebrate the academic achievements of more than 250 students during a special reception, convocation and degree conferral on Friday, May 8.
12:30–2 p.m. Reception — Mammel Hall Atrium
CBA students are invited to celebrate their achievements with family and friends. Shuttle service will begin at 1:30 p.m. to the Sapp Fieldhouse for the ceremony.
3 p.m. Convocation — Sapp Fieldhouse
Students should arrive in HPER 128 no later than 2:15 p.m. During this ceremony, graduating bachelor’s and master’s students will walk across the stage and receive their diploma covers.
6 p.m. Conferral of Degrees — Sapp Fieldhouse
Students should arrive in HPER 128 no later than 5:15 p.m. During this ceremony, the chancellor will confer the degrees to all candidates, and students officially become UNO alumni.
7:30 p.m. All-Campus Reception — Milo Bail Student Center
Students and guests are invited to enjoy light refreshments and live music as they celebrate with fellow new graduates.
Visit the UNO Commencement website for additional information about the May 2015 Commencement Weekend.
Chancellor’s Medal: David Nielsen
The Chancellor’s Medal is given annually to the UNO employee who best reflects extraordinary service and commitment to the university and has performed with excellence in their profession. This year’s recipient is David Nielsen, director of operations for the UNO College of Business Administration. He will be recognized during the convocation and conferral ceremonies. Nielsen has been a UNO employee since 1992 and has served in his current role since 1998.
Parking information and maps can be found at UNO’s Parking Services website: www.unomaha.edu/maps.
Those who cannot physically attend the ceremonies can watch them live at UNO’s USTREAM channel, www.ustream.tv/channel/university-of-nebraska-at-omaha.