Tag: Commencement

Elder Oaks BYU’s August 2015 commencement speaker

Elder Dallin H. Oaks will be BYU’s commencement speaker during exercises August 13. No tickets are required and seating is open. The Marriott Center opens two hours prior to the 4 p.m. ceremony. Those requiring special needs seating may contact the Special Events Office at (801) 422-6022 for assistance. Commencement usually lasts approximately an hour and a half.

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Commencement honors graduates, former president, Catholic professor

Kicking of a weekend of recognition for student’s academic achievements, Commencement saw addresses from Professor Robert P. George and former BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson who received honorary doctoral degrees at the event. President Worthen conducted the meeting with Elder Steven E. Snow presiding and providing the commencement speech.