The best line at Graduation Celebration came from Dr. Vincent Lawrence ’63 at the end of his presentation to the seniors. “I would tell you, as a parent, this would be probably the last opportune time to ask for some money.” Here’s his address.
Best action sequence : President Loeschke dancing on stage with commencement speaker Stuart Weiss. Rumor control: she is not a candidate for Dancing with the Stars.
Best line at commencement: “I’m having a tough day. I just got whacked in the eye by my tassle.” William Brown, president of the Student Government Association.
Best runner-up line: “I can’t read books. It’s part of the oath you take for getting into television.” Stuart Weiss.
In case you missed it, here ‘s the video of Weiss’ address.
The Graduation Celebration, made possible by Lee and Kathy Wright, is not a fashion event. However, I couldn’t help admiring the Grateful Dead necktie worn by Dean of Arts and Deadhead Jim Brown.
I know Provost Peter Keller is a Moody Blues fan. So where’s that Knights in White Satin tie, Peter?
In my rush to find a couple new graduates after commencement, I left my jacket hanging on a chair. Fortunately, commencement master Mary Lou Stroud brought to her office. She also has a travel bag with a buckskin outfit and feathers. If everyone can spread the word on their Facebook pages, maybe we can find the owner. I hate to think he or she is walking around without a change of clothes. Contact Mary Lou at email@example.com
Thanks to the help and support of Senator Joseph Scarnati, the nursing program has several new manikins for nursing students to work with. These electronically savvy, interactive pseudo-patients are a quantum leap in preparation for patient care. This video gives you an idea of just a few of their capabilities.