WSU Celebrates 152nd Convocation

OGDEN, Utah – More than 2,800 Weber State University students have applied for graduation and will be honored at the 152nd convocation ceremonies, Dec. 14 beginning at 8 a.m.

College convocations will be held at various times throughout the day. Ceremonies will be held in four campus locations: Dee Events Center, Val A. Browning Center Austad Auditorium, Shepherd Union Wildcat Theater and Stewart Library Hetzel-Hoellein Room 321.

All graduates attending college convocation ceremonies will receive pewter die-cast medallions with the presidential seal in honor of their achievement.

Graduates may pick up their free cap, gown and tassel at the Grad Finale Dec. 4 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Shepherd Union Ballrooms A and B.

The Rev. France Davis will deliver the keynote address. Davis will present in person during the convocations for the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education and the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities. Davis’ pre-recorded remarks will be played at other college convocation ceremonies held throughout the day.

Davis has been the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City for 44 years. He was involved in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights campaigns, including the historic voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Davis has had a lifelong commitment to education. He holds multiple degrees, including two master’s degrees, and he served on the Utah State Board of Regents from 2008 to 2017. WSU awarded Davis an honorary degree in April.

Guest tickets are not required for convocation ceremonies. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Graduates with special needs should contact Disability Services at 801-626-6413.                                                                  

Visit weber.edu/commencement to view the time and location of the individual college convocations.

Visit weber.edu/Graduation/gradfest for more information about the Grad Finale.

Visit weber.edu/wsutoday for more news about Weber State University.

Contact:

Allison Barlow Hess, Public Relations director
801-626-7948 • ahess@weber.edu

Author:

Ross Rosier, Office of Marketing & Communications
801-626-7948 • rossrosier@weber.edu