A Virtual Celebration of the School of Health Professions Class of 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020
The Ceremony video is being live-streamed on this webpage Friday, August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Please join us in celebrating the School of Health Professions Class of 2020!
Graduates, Family and Friends can also share a message of support on Kudoboard. Upload photos, videos, share messages for a specific grad and/or congratulate the whole class! Visit https://utmb.us/454 to post.
Don't forget to tag a graduate and use the hashtag #UTMBGrad when you post congratulatory greetings, messages, pictures, or videos on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
To purchase a SHP Commencement Video:
Email Raymond Curran or call 409-772-8980
Graduates: Click the Graduate Information button for instructions to log into Zoom on Commencement Day.
Virtual Ceremony Agenda of the
2020 Virtual Commencement Exercises
August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Ben G. Raimer, MD, MA, FAAP
President ad interim
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Order of Program
|Virtual Processional with Grand Marshall via Live Zoom Graduate Gallery||Jose D. Rojas, PhD, RRT, RPFT
Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Respiratory Care
|Welcome||David A. Brown, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Health Professions
|"The Star-Spangled Banner"||Amy Brennan Larison
|Dean's Address||Dr. Brown|
|"J. S. Bach Partita for Solo Violin no. 3 in E major, Gavotte en Rondeau"||Petros Karapetyan
|President's Address||Ben G. Raimer, MD, MA, FAAP
President ad interim
|Provost's Address||Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS, MBA
Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean of the School of Medicine
|Alumni Welcome||Karen Chapman, PT, DPT
President of the UTMB School of Health Professions Alumni Association
|Introduction of Distinguished Alumnus and Speaker||Dr. Brown|
|Commencement Address||James Hury, III
Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Class of 2004
|Awards and Honors||Christine Baker, PT, EdD, FAPTA
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
|Announcement of Graduates||Mike J. Cromie
Asst. Director of Student Life
|Conferring of Degrees||Dr. Raimer|
|Professional Pledge with Grand Marshal via Live Zoom Graduate Gallery||Dr. Rojas|
|"The Eyes of Texas"||Amy Brennan Larison|
|Benediction||Chaplain Jennifer Schindler, BCC
UTMB Pastoral Care – Hospital Chaplaincy
|Class of 2020 Reflection Video(s)||Prepared by Class Presidents & Students|
|Scrolling Acknowledgement and Awards & Conclusion|
Share the excitement, the tears, the joy and your favorite commencement moments! Post your graduation photos on our SHP Commencement Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/206164083982498/
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Facebook Frame Layout Styles
The instructions and direct links are below:
- Go to www.facebook.com/profilepicframes.
- Search for the "UTMB School of Health Professions" frames
Click on the following Facebook frames below and try them out
Note: you must already be logged into your account.
- Click Use as Profile Picture to save.
Future Commencement Dates
- Friday, August 20, 2021
- Friday, August 19, 2022
- Friday, August 18, 2023
- Friday, August 16, 2024