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UK Commencement Photo Gallery

2009 Gallery Text Only

Picture 1
Photo of The 2009 Student Processional enters Rupp Arena as students follow the banners of their college.
cutline: The 2009 Student Processional enters Rupp Arena as students follow the banners of their college.

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Photo of University Orator, Dr. Everett McCorvey, announces the Commencement Processional.
cutline: University Orator, Dr. Everett McCorvey, announces the Commencement Processional.

Picture 3
Photo of The audience observes PhD candidates of the Graduate School as a part of the Student Processional.
cutline: The audience observes PhD candidates of the Graduate School as a part of the Student Processional.

Picture 4
Photo of The Faculty Marshalls stand as the Platform Party moves onto the Platform.
cutline: The Faculty Marshalls stand as the Platform Party moves onto the Platform./p>

Picture 5
Photo Four female graduates
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Picture 6
Photo of The University Marshall, Lois M. Chan, leads the Faculty Processional.
cutline: The University Marshall, Lois M. Chan, leads the Faculty Processional.

Picture 7
Photo of More graduate students
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Picture 8
Photo of A female graduate waves to her familys
cutline: A female graduate waves to her family

Picture 9
Photo of Members of the Platform Party, front row, from right to left are UK President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Commencement Speaker William E. Kirwan, President of the National Alumni Association William Schuetze, Student Speaker Andrew H. Trimble, Female Sullivan Medallion Recipient Corinne Elizabeth Keel, Male Sullivan Medallion Recipient Aun Ali Munis, and Citizen Sullivan Medallion Recipient Patricia R. Freeman.
cutline: Members of the Platform Party, front row, from right to left are UK President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Commencement Speaker William E. Kirwan, President of the National Alumni Association William Schuetze, Student Speaker Andrew H. Trimble, Female Sullivan Medallion Recipient Corinne Elizabeth Keel, Male Sullivan Medallion Recipient Aun Ali Munis, and Citizen Sullivan Medallion Recipient Patricia R. Freeman.

Picture 10
Photo of Members of the Platform Party include, from right to left, Dean of the Graduate School Jeannine Blackwell, Board of Trustee Vice Chair Stephen P. Branscum, Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy Jackson, and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf.
cutline: Members of the Platform Party include, from right to left, Dean of the Graduate School Jeannine Blackwell, Board of Trustee Vice Chair Stephen P. Branscum, Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy Jackson, and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Michael Karpf.

Picture 11
Photo of President Todd addresses the audience and graduates with members of the Platform Party in the background.
cutline: President Todd addresses the audience and graduates with members of the Platform Party in the background.

Picture 12
Photo of Long-time White House reporter Helen Thomas is hooded by Provost Kumble R. Subbaswamy as President Todd observes.
cutline: Long-time White House reporter Helen Thomas is hooded by Provost Kumble R. Subbaswamy as President Todd observes.

Picture 13
Photo of President Todd presents the Honorary Doctorate Degree of Letters to Helen Thomas.
cutline: President Todd presents the Honorary Doctorate Degree of Letters to Helen Thomas.

Picture 14
Photo of President of the University of Maryland System William E. Kirwan receives his Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science from President Todd.
cutline: President of the University of Maryland System William E. Kirwan receives his Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science from President Todd.

Picture 15
Photo of California Institute of Technology Professor Mark E. Davis receives his Honorary Doctorate Degree of Engineering from President Todd.
cutline: California Institute of Technology Professor Mark E. Davis receives his Honorary Doctorate Degree of Engineering from President Todd.

Picture 16
Photo of President Todd speaking from the Platform as his image is observed (left top) in the jumbo Tran with a signer assisting the hearing impaired.
cutline: President Todd speaks from the Platform as his image is observed (left top) in the jumbo Tran with a signer assisting the hearing impaired.

Picture 17
Photo of Graduates applaud and recognize their parents, spouses, family and friends who contributed to their efforts in receiving today’s degrees.
cutline: NGraduates applaud and recognize their parents, spouses, family and friends who contributed to their efforts in receiving today’s degrees.

Picture 18
Photo of a PhD candidate receiving her degree.
cutline: A PhD candidate receives her degree.

Picture 19
Photo of a PhD candidate receiving his degree.
cutline: A PhD candidate receives his degree.

Picture 20
Photo of a PhD candidate receiving her degree.
cutline: A PhD candidate receives her degree.

Picture 21
Photo of a PhD candidate receiving her degree.
cutline: A PhD candidate receives her degree.

Picture 22
Photo of the President of the UK National Alumni Association William Schuetze welcomes new graduates as the newest alumni of the University.
cutline: President of the UK National Alumni Association William Schuetze welcomes new graduates as the newest alumni of the University.

Picture 23
Photo of Student Speaker Andrew H. Trimble delivers remarks on behalf of the graduates.
cutline: Student Speaker Andrew H. Trimble delivers remarks on behalf of the graduates.

Picture 24
Photo of President Todd and Dr. William E. Kirwan congratulating Dr. Sylvia Daunert, College of Arts and Sciences, as recipient of the Albert D. and Elizabeth Kirwan Memorial Prize.
cutline: President Todd and Dr. William E. Kirwan congratulate Dr. Sylvia Daunert, College of Arts and Sciences, as recipient of the Albert D. and Elizabeth Kirwan Memorial Prize.

Picture 25
Photo of Dr. Everett McCorvey performs duties as the University Orator.
cutline: Dr. Everett McCorvey performs duties as the University Orator.

Picture 26
Photo of Male Sullivan Medallion Recipient Aun Ali Munis receives the Sullivan Certificate from President Todd.
cutline: Male Sullivan Medallion Recipient Aun Ali Munis receives the Sullivan Certificate from President Todd.

Picture 27
Photo of Platform Party stands at the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony for the singing of “My Old Kentucky Home” by Dr. McCorvey.
cutline: Platform Party stands at the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony for the singing of “My Old Kentucky Home” by Dr. McCorvey.

Picture 28
Photo of Graduates celebrate the conclusion of Commencement as blue and white streamers fall onto them and as the UK Fight Song is played by the Commencement Orchestra.
cutline: Graduates celebrate the conclusion of Commencement as blue and white streamers fall onto them and as the UK Fight Song is played by the Commencement Orchestra.