Let's Graduate!

Commencement is almost here and it’s time for you to celebrate your momentous accomplishment with your family and friends. Enjoy the festivities and revel in your achievements. Congratulations on a job well done!  

The Big Day: 2010 Commencement Information

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Ceremony I: 10 a.m.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ceremony II: 2 p.m.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ceremony III: 6 p.m.
College of Education
College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

Friday, May 7, 2010

Ceremony IV: 10 a.m.
School of Business Administration

Ceremony V: 2 p.m.
School of Library and Information Science      
College of Nursing
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences    
School of Medicine (Ph.D./Master’s Degrees)
School of Social Work         

All ceremonies will be held in the Matthaei Athletic Center. 

Click here for more information, including the Commencement Guide. 

Join the Alumni Association and Receive a Gift

If you have already joined the alumni association, thank you! If you haven’t joined,
click here to join online today. 

Become a member for only $10 for two years and you'll receive a T-shirt, license plate frame or poster print of Old Main. Buy a membership for yourself or give it as a gift.

Joining the alumni association is a great way to stay connected to Wayne State after graduation. If that’s not reason enough, here are some more:

1. Wayne State pride
2. Career resources
3. Networking
4. Graduate School application fee waiver
5. Volunteer opportunities
6. Events
7. Discounts
8. Gift
9. Wayne State magazine and Generation Wayne e-newsletter
10. Free use of Matthaei facilities and university libraries

Click here for a complete list of member benefits.

Capture Your Graduation Moment Forever on DVD

The Spring 2010 ceremonies will be recorded by professional videographers using digital video cameras. Each DVD will include the entire ceremony, speaker’s address and a close-up shot of each student as he/she receives his/her diploma. 

For more information or to order your DVD,
click here

Get Inspired

Click here to read the inspirational words of wisdom given to graduates by some of your favorite actors, presidents and writers.  

Join Us on Facebook!

Nearly everyone is on Facebook, including the Wayne State University Alumni Association.  Visit our page, become a fan and start posting on our wall, all while connecting to other Wayne State alumni.

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Upcoming Events

May 12
Honors College Spring Mingle

May 15
Black Holes, Race Cars and IMAX at the Detroit Science Center

June 21
Oooo! Ahhh! Detroit Fireworks

July 23
Save the Date for Detroit Tigers Baseball

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Generation Wayne is published by the Wayne State University Alumni Association. Questions or comments can be directed to Alumni Association Executive Director Ty Stevenson, at tystevenson@wayne.edu

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