The weekend celebrations kicked off with Senior Honors and
Awards Ceremonies for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and
Business on Friday afternoon. The Senior Awards & Order of the
Engineer Induction Ceremony took place on Saturday morning.
The College of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony and Law Awards
ceremonies were held on Saturday night.
throughout the world. His success stands as an example of the value of foundational business skills in preparation for advancement into leadership roles.
In his address to the graduates, Stein used some fun props—from Sponge
Bob Square Pants® to a cardboard box—to illustrate key points of life advice
he shared with students, “I detest labels,” he said. “I’m referring to people
labels. Labels keep us in a box, even when it’s a good label. And I know each
and every one of you has the ability, and creativity, to change the world for
the better. So don’t let other people define who you are, and restrict your
dreams. Always define yourself and reach high as you build a better world
for your children.” Stein was awarded the President’s Medallion for his exceptional achievements and inspiration to all University students.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Michael Serafino ’77
Speaker Robert Stein Jr. ’79
RO TC Students are sworn in.