From ROTC Commissioning and Baccalaureate to the Multicultural and Lavender graduation celebrations, Commencement comes to life through stories. The happiness, the relief, the pride that comes with finally being able to grasp years of hard work in hand. Take a look back at this year’s Commencement ceremonies through the eyes—or in this case, words—of those who were there: students, faculty, parents, friends, and staff.
“It’s final–I did it. It’s just another step on my journey to the real world,” says Haoyu Chen, MS, Information Technology. Parents Huajian Chen and Yunjing Hua remarked (through their son’s translation) how proud they are of him. “The future is so bright,” they said.