COMMENCEMENT AT UMKC. What follows is a brief look at what to expect during the School of Education Commencement at UMKC. Picking up your name (announcing) card in Pierson Auditorium. You will pick up your name card from tables set at the east end of Pierson Auditorium. Photo by Brad Martens.
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What follows is a brief look at what to expect during the School of Education Commencement at UMKC.
You will pick up your name card from tables set at the east end of Pierson Auditorium.Photo by Brad Martens
Line up behind your degree and number sign. Hold onto your name card and prepare to listen to instructions.
and others will speak throughout the ceremony.
Listen for instructions on when to rise and when to come forward to the stage.
Approach the stage by walking up the ramp.
Hand your card to Dr. Miller at the podium closest to the ramp.
Students go up this ramp to the stage.
Photo by Brad Martens
After handing Assistant Dean Timmerman your card, greet the Dean and others and cross the stage until you reach the stairs on the left.
You will be posed for a photograph just after you come down the stairs.
After smiling for the camera return to your seat through the CENTER aisle.
Approach stage from ramp
After handing your name card to Dr. Miller, you will walk towards the dean to receive a diploma (cover).
Cross the stage.
You will be directed to the stage. Hand your card to Assistant Dean Timmerman, walk to Dean Blanchett and others to receive congratulations, cross stage, stop for a photo, then return to your seat via the center aisle.
Once you exit the stage you will be posed for a photograph. You then should return to your seat via the center aisle. Faculty marshals will help guide you.
You will hear several people speak during the ceremony.
You will exit Swinney Rec Center to greet your family and friends.
All photographs (except for those noted) courtesy of Chappell Graduation Images who graciously chronicle every ceremony.
Gail Metcalf Schartel