Thursday, July 25, 2013

Commencement 2013 was a night to remember

We’ve heard from many of our alumni that graduation is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. But we want each year’s graduates to have those memories at their fingertips whenever they want to relive it. So below is the official video of Commencement 2013 with all of those special moments!



The video includes all of the night's festivities, including our announcement of The Patricia A. Rucker Graduate Studies Award for Academic Excellence, which was named after recently retired Senior Vice President, Academic Advancement & Provost, Dr. Pat Rucker.

If you don't have time to watch the full video, see the timestamps below so you can jump to your favorite section:
  • 0:00 - Processional
  • 13:42 - Greetings
  • 14:44 - National Anthem, sung by Peirce Idol 2013 winner, Kerri Kirlin
  • 24:10 - Peirce College President & CEO Jim Mergiotti
  • 35:45 - Student Speaker, Elsarra Elamin
  • 42:47 - Keynote Speaker, Ms. Lisa Nutter
  • 56:10 - Awards
  • 1:11:56 - Roll Call of Candidates
  • 1:12:26 - Accounting
  • 1:14:40 - Business Administration
  • 1:33:40 - Healthcare Administration
  • 1:34:49 - Health Information Technology
  • 1:35:53 - Information Technology
  • 1:40:30 - General Studies
  • 1:43:55 - Paralegal Studies
  • 1:50:40 - Closing
  • 1:55:22 - Recessional
Once again, we want to congratulate all of our 2013 graduates. You should be very proud of what you've accomplished, and we're very proud of you. We know many of you are just starting down your lifelong learning journey, and we're glad that we were a part of it.

Happy watching!