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Spring 2019 University Commencement Speakers

May 8, 2019, Wednesday

Fertitta Center 

2:00-4:30p.m. Graduate College of Social Work Speaker: Laurie Vignaud

7:00-8:30p.m. Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts | Speaker: Chandra Wilson


May 9, 2019, Thursday

Fertitta Center 

9:00-11:30a.m. Cullen College of Engineering | Speaker: Chang Oh Turkmani

2:00-4:30p.m. College of Technology | Speaker: Eric Starkloff

6:00-8:30p.m. College of Education | Speaker: Ayodele Shofoluwe

Cullen Performance Hall (Park at the Welcome Center Garage) 

9:00-11:30a.m. College of Pharmacy | Speaker: TBA

The Houstonian Hotel, Club, & Spa

TBD The Honors College | Speaker: TBA


May 10, 2019, Friday

Fertitta Center 

9:00-11:30a.m. College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences I | Speaker: N/A

2:00-4:30p.m. College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences II | Speaker: N/A

6:00-8:30p.m. College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics | Student Speaker: Daniel Scott

Cullen Performance Hall (Park at the Welcome Center Garage)

10:00a.m-12:30p.m. College of Hotel and Restaurant Management | Speaker: Christopher J. Nassetta

Architecture Building 

2:00-4:30p.m. Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture | Speaker: N/A

3:00-5:00p.m. College of Nursing | Speaker: Kelli Nations


May 11, 2019, Saturday

Fertitta Center 

9:00-11:30a.m. C.T. Bauer College of Business I | Speaker: N/A

2:00-4:30p.m. C.T. Bauer College of Business II | Speaker: N/A

6:00-8:30p.m. University of Houston Law Center | Speaker: Janet Langford Carrig

Cullen Performance Hall (Park at the Welcome Center Garage)

2:00-4:30p.m. College of Optometry | Speaker: Moes Nasser

University of Houston - Hilton Hotel 

9:00-11:30a.m. Hobby School of Public Affairs | Speaker: Representative Garnet F. Coleman