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Commencement 2019

School of Medicine and Health Sciences Celebrations

Barbara's headshotBarbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS to Serve as Keynote Speaker at 2019 Doctor of Medicine Diploma Ceremony

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2019 MD Diploma Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 19, at 2:30 p.m. at Lisner Auditorium 730 21st NW Washington, DC 20052.


Physical Therapy Program Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 17, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Betts Theater, Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, The George Washington University
800 21 st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

*Reception takes place before the Awards Ceremony in the Great Hall, Marvin Center from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

For more information, contact: Marsha White at 202.994.8184 or mkw01@gwu.edu

Physician Assistant Studies Program White Coat Ceremony
Friday, May 17, 2019
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Betts Theater, Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, The George Washington University
800 21 st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

*Reception follows the White Coat Ceremony in the Great Hall, Marvin Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For more information, contact: Allison Hardy at 202.994.6395 or allisonhardy@gwu.edu

Department of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Awards and Reception
Friday, May 17, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Rooms 228 and 229 (Physical Therapy Classrooms), the Department of Health,
Human Function and Rehabilitation Sciences, The George Washington University
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006

For more information, contact: Emma Levine at 202.994.0447 or emmalevine@gwu.edu

2019 Health Sciences Graduation Celebration
Saturday, May 18, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University
730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20052

All Health Sciences 2019 graduates, from associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, are invited to celebrate their achievements at the Health Sciences Graduation Celebration. Your name will be called, you will walk across the stage, shake hands with the deans, and have a photo taken. Additionally, master’s and doctoral students will be “hooded.”

Tickets are required for attendance. Students will receive an email with instructions on how to obtain their allotted six electronic tickets.

*Graduates are to line-up for processional at 2:00 p.m. in Kogan Plaza, which is adjacent to Lisner Auditorium. In case of inclement weather, meet in the Lisner Auditorium basement. Arrive wearing your cap and gown over your street clothes. For master’s and doctoral degree candidates, bring your hood. Faculty will hood you on stage.

For more information, contact hspgrad@gwu.edu

Health Sciences Graduation Reception
Saturday, May 18, 2019
5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom, Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, The George Washington University
800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

For more information, contact: Monica Oliver at 202.994.9238 or monicao@gwu.edu

The George Washington University Commencement
Sunday, May 19, 2019
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
National Mall, Washington, DC

University commencement is open to all graduates, from bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, to come and celebrate their achievements.

*Students and faculty are to arrive and begin lining up at 8:30 a.m. All guests are to be seated by 9 a.m.

For more information, visit https://commencement.gwu.edu/