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Cal State Fullerton Celebrates 48th Annual Commencement With Record Number of Candidates

This year’s celebration held two weeks earlier than in 2006

May 1, 2007


More than 9,500 students are eligible to participate in Cal State Fullerton’s annual commencement ceremonies May 19 and 20.

Keynote speakers for the 48th annual universitywide celebrations will be actor Robert David Hall, who plays coroner Albert Robbins on “CSU: Crime Scene Investigation,” during the Saturday, May 19 ceremony, and Lucy Jones, scientist-in-charge for the U.S. Geological Survey earthquake activities in Southern California, who will step to the podium on Sunday, May 20.

Both celebrations will begin at 8 a.m. on the sports fields north of Titan Gymnasium. College and department celebrations will follow at various locations throughout campus.

Honors convocation to recognize student achievements will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 18 in the Meng Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center.

Student achievement also will be recognized during a variety of special recognition ceremonies scheduled this month, including:

Wednesday, May 9 — 7 - 9 p.m., Third annual Lavender Pride Recognition Ceremony, Portola Pavilion A, Titan Student Union

Thursday, May 10 — 6 – 8:30 p.m., Pilipino American Graduation Celebration, Portola Pavilions, Titan Student Union

Friday, May 11 — 6:30 - 9 p.m., Fifth Annual Asian & Pacific Islander Graduate Recognition Ceremony with San Francisco attorney Dale Minami as keynote speaker, Portola Pavilion, Titan Student Union

Saturday, May 12 — noon-2 p.m., 19th annual Pan-African Student Recognition Ceremony with Karen Robinson, Orange County Superior Court judge as keynote speaker, on the Engineering and Computer Science Lawn      

Saturday, May 12 — 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., 19th annual Chicano/Latino Graduate Recognition Celebration, Portola Pavilions, Titan Student Union

Friday, May 18 — 5 -7 p.m., Credential Candidate Recognition Ceremonies, Engineering and Computer Science Lawn

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