AMHERST, Mass. - Below is a listing of Commencement Weekend Events at UMass:
b>Graduate School Ceremony
The Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts will hold its Commencement ceremony Sat. May 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the William D. Mullins Memorial Center. Approximately 1,300 graduate students are candidates for master''s or doctoral degrees. Three honorary degrees will be conferred during the ceremony. The recipients are: Evan S. Dobelle, University alumnus and president of Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; Ahmed M. Kathrada, South African freedom-fighter and former member of the South African Parliament; and Bruce M. Penniman, University alumnus and 1999 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. There will be no keynote speaker.