Sonoma State Celebrates Largest Graduating Class

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Sonoma State University will confer degrees to its largest class in its 57-year history this weekend. In all, 2,706 graduates will be taking part in commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20.“It has been a challenging year for our campus community,” President Judy Sakaki said in reference to the October firestorms that decimated Sonoma County and the events of this past week. “But no group reflects our resilience better than our graduating seniors. All of their hard work and perseverance have paid off, and we look forward to celebrating with them this weekend.”
For the second consecutive year, the ceremonies will be held at the Green Music Center inside Weill Hall. Family members and friends of the graduates also will be watching the ceremonies from the lawn area outside Weill Hall. A video broadcast of all six ceremonies will be streamed live online at “We want everyone to be able to share in this important and memorable event,” said Sakaki.
Here is a breakdown of the schedule of ceremonies this weekend along with the degrees that will be conferred:
Saturday, May 19, 2018
School of Business and Economics – 8 a.m.
Business AdministrationEconomics

School of Science and Technology – 1 p.m.
Applied Statistics
Computer and Engineering Science
Computer Science
Earth Science
Electrical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies/Special Major

School of Arts and Humanities – 5 p.m.
American Multicultural StudiesArtArt HistoryChicano and Latino StudiesCommunication StudiesEnglishFine ArtsFrenchLiberal Studies (Hutchins School)MusicOrganization DevelopmentPhilosophySpanishSpecial Major: German Cultural StudiesTheatre Arts

Sunday, May 20, 2018
School of Social Science A – 8 a.m.
AnthropologyCounselingCultural Resources ManagementHistoryHuman DevelopmentPolitical SciencePsychologyPublic Administration

School of Social Science B – 1 p.m.
Criminology and Criminal Justice StudiesEnvironmental Studies and PlanningGlobal StudiesGeographyLiberal StudiesSociologyWomen’s and Gender Studies

School of Education – 5 p.m.
Early Childhood StudiesEducation
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