The Norman Transcript


May 5, 2014

OU announces convocation, commencement ceremony schedules

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma has announced its individual college convocations and other end-of-year academic ceremonies.

Wendy Kopp, CEO and co-founder of Teach For All and founder and chair of Teach For America, will deliver OU’s university-wide Commencement address on Friday, May 9. Kopp also will receive an honorary degree at the 7 p.m. ceremony in The Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 W. Brooks St.

Commencement is the ceremony where degrees are officially conferred. Filled with pageantry, it is the time for all 2013-14 graduates to celebrate the culmination of their time at OU. Doctoral degree candidates are recognized individually during this time.

At the college convocations, all other graduates will be recognized individually, have their pictures taken and their diplomas presented by their dean. Unless otherwise noted, all convocations will be held Saturday, May 10. Some events require tickets and/or have participation restrictions; for details and the most up-to-date information, visit

· College of Allied Health Convocation

3:30 p.m., T. Howard McCasland Field House, 151 W. Brooks St. A reception will precede the ceremony at 1 p.m. in the Chesapeake Stadium Club, The Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 W. Brooks St. For more information, contact Carol Clure at 271-6588 or or visit

· College of Architecture Convocation

1:30 p.m., Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St. Reception immediately following, Buskuhl Gallery, 130 Gould Hall, 830 Van Vleet Oval. For more information, contact Laura Stone at 325-9481 or

· College of Arts and Sciences Convocation

10 a.m., Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins Ave. For more information, contact Kristi Morgan at 325-2347 or or visit

· College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences Convocation

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