Commencement 2013 took place on May 24th at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland
Samuel Merritt University's 2013 Commencement ceremonies took place on Friday, May 24th at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland. A 9:30 AM ceremony was held for Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Doctor of Nursing Practice program graduates. A 1:30 PM ceremony was held for graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN and ABSN programs), Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Occupational Therapy, and Master Physician Assistant programs. Rehearsals will be held on Thursday, May 23rd.
2013 Commencement Speaker
David Vlahov, RN, PhD, Dean and Professor, UCSF School of Nursing, will give the 2013 Commencement address. Dr. Vlahov holds both baccalaureate and master’s degrees in Nursing from the University of Maryland Baltimore and earned his PhD in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Vlahov has served as Dean of the USCF School of Nursing since April 2011. His academic interests include population health research, community-based participatory research, infectious disease epidemiology, substance abuse, and mental health research.
- Commencement information for Doctoral Graduates
- Commencement information for Bachelor and Masters Graduates
For more information:
- Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Commencement.
- Family and friends of graduates, please click here for Commencement information.
If you have additional questions about Commencement, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 510.869.6744.
Click here for information about The Paramount Theatre.