The Graduate School Master's Ceremony

PEMBROKE FIELD
10:30 a.m.
(ESTIMATED)

PRESIDING
Shayna Kessel
Associate Dean of Master’s Education

PROCESSIONAL
Invocation
Adnan Adrian Wood-Smith
Associate Chaplain of the University for the Muslim Community

STUDENT ADDRESS
Anuoluwapo Agnes Osideko M.P.H.’17
Public Health
“Destined for Greatness”

AWARDING OF THE MASTER’S AWARDS* PRESENTERS:
Shayna Kessel

Vanessa Ryan
Associate Dean of Student Development

AWARDING OF THE BATES-CLAPP AWARD* PRESENTER: 
Leah Rose Burgin A.M.’17
Master’s Student Advocate, Graduate Student Council

PRESENTING MASTER’S CANDIDATES MASTER OF ARTS
Shayna Kessel

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING
Daniel J. Bisaccio
Director of Graduate Studies, Teacher Education Lecturer in Education

MASTER OF FINE ARTS
Patricia Ybarra 
Associate Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

MASTER OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY
Eric Patashnik
Julis-Rabinowitz Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science, 
Director, Public Policy Program

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Don Operario
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health,
Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences

MASTER OF SCIENCE
Shayna Kessel

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INNOVATION MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENGINEERING
Lawrence E. Larson
Sorensen Family Dean of Engineering,  
Rush C. Hawkins University Professor of Engineering

EXECUTIVE MASTER OF HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP
Staci H. Zake
Associate Dean for Professional Programs 
School of Professional Studies

EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, A JOINT DEGREE OF IE AND BROWN UNIVERSITY
Cristina Simón
Co-Academic Director of IE Brown Executive MBA Program 
Professor of Organizational Behavior 
IE Business School, Spain

CONFERRING OF MASTER’S DEGREES
Peter S. Voss’68
Board of Fellows

BENEDICTION
Adnan Adrian Wood-Smith

RECESSIONAL**

*Names of recipients are on page 27 of the Commencement Program.
** The audience is asked to remain standing while the platform party, faculty, and graduates exit the section by row.