Sarah Geegan

Undergraduate Commencement Speaker: Application Deadline Extended

Published: Oct 29, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2012) Keeping with UK tradition, an undergraduate student will be selected to speak at the undergraduate December Commencement ceremony, which will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 14, in Memorial Coliseum.

 

A Commencement Speaker Selection Committee will determine which student will have the honor of addressing his or her fellow graduates. Applications are available online at www.uky.edu/commencement.

 

To be considered, applicants must be receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky at the Dec. 14 Commencement Ceremony. Additionally, the applicant must have contributed to UK through campus or community activities and through his or her field of study. Applicants must also demonstrate superior public speaking skills.

 

Undergraduate students who wish to apply must submit a resume, information sheet and a copy of their proposed speech no longer than three typed, double-spaced pages. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the selection committee.

 

Applications must be received no later than Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The selection committee may contact any applicant for a 15 minute interview and speech demonstration for the following week.

 

All graduates should  register for Commencement at www.uky.edu/Commencement.

 

For information regarding caps and gowns, parking and travel,  college receptions or other questions, visit the Commencement website.

 

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Geegan, (859) 257-5365; sarah.geegan@uky.edu

commencement_speaker.jpg
December
 
1
Resumes and Cover Letters
Circle of Love Gift Return
Mon
2
UK Guitar Studio
Circle of Love Gift Return
Tue
3
Networking and Job Search
Internship Info Session
LNFS Presents: Wayne's World
Study Sounds: Classical Concert
Wed
4
LNFS Presents: Frozen
Ballet Music of Tchaikovsky
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Live Screening of Orion Spacecraft Re-entry
Massage on the Go
Thu
5
LNFS Presents: Winter's Bone
LNFS Presents: Gremlins
Open Studio
Circle of Love Gift Pick-Up
Fri
6
Snow Skiing @ Perfect North Slopes
Sat
7
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Sun
8
Undergraduate Research Information Session "How to Find a Faculty Mentor"
Mon
9
Job Club - Identifying Your Skills
Paws for Stress Relief
Tue
10
 
Wed
11
 
Thu
12
Last Day of Classes
Fri
13
 
Sat
14
Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle to Fayette Mall
Finals Treats
Sun
15
Final Exams
Crunch Brunch
Mon
16
Final Exams
Jazzy Holiday Concert
Tue
17
Final Exams
Caregiver Support Group
Wed
18
Final Exams
Thu
19
Final Exams
End of 2014 Fall Semester
Fri
20
 
Sat
21
 
Sun
22
 
Mon
23
 
Tue
24
 
Wed
25
 
Thu
26
 
Fri
27
 
Sat
28
 
Sun
29
 
Mon
30
 
Tue
31
 
Wed
 
 
 
Jan 14
Bicycle Trivia 01/14/2015

Wed, 01/14/2015

Fri, 01/16/2015

Wed, 01/21/2015

Reset Page