SIUE Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe will oversee the 2014 Fall Commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 13.
EDWARDSVILLE — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe will oversee the 2014 Fall Commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 13.
Ceremonies for the 1,159 eligible graduates will be at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday in the Vadalabene Center on campus.
Dr. Kelly Gable, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy, is SIUE’s 2014 Teaching Excellence Award winner. Gable will provide the commencement address for the morning ceremony for the Graduate School, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Education, Health and Human Behavior.
The student speaker in the morning will be Shanda Nygard, a native of Fairview Heights, who is earning a master’s in education in instructional technology.
Dr. Eric “Duff” Wrobbel, associate professor in the department of speech communication, will provide the commencement address for the afternoon session to the Graduate School, College of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering. The SIUE Alumni Association selected Wrobbel as its 2014 Great Teacher Award winner.
The student speaker for the afternoon ceremony is Matthew Stoecklin, an Edwardsville native, who is earning a bachelor’s in English literature from the College of Arts and Sciences. He is graduating summa cum laude with a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.