Highlights from the 2013 GSE Academic Hooding Ceremony

The largest group of doctoral students to ever cross the stage highlighted this year’s GSE Academic Hooding Ceremony, held in a full Peter Stott Center. Parents, families, faculty, and friends celebrated with over 300 students, including 27 doctoral graduates. The GSE graduates the largest group of master’s and doctoral-level students on the PSU campus

Students receiving GSE honors this year include:

Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement – Master’s Michelle Cabrera
and Sonja Steinbach
Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement – Doctoral Audrey Lingley
Dean’s Award for Community Engagement – Master’s Juanita Mejia
Dean’s Award for Community Engagement – Doctoral Susan Shugerman
Dean’s Award for University Service – Master’s Stefanie Randol
Dean’s Award for University Service – Doctoral Jolina Kwong-Caputo

This year’s guest speaker for the Academic Hooding Ceremony was Rob Saxton, Deputy Superintendent of the Oregon Department of Education.

AITUP_2013A ceremony for the American Indian Urban Teacher Program (AIUTP) in the PSU Native American Center followed the GSE Academic Hooding Ceremony. The honoring ceremony recognized the five new Native American teacher graduates: Monty Catabay, Amanda Bryant, Shani Johnson, Deborah Jones, and Gillian Murr. A traditional salmon dinner was served to graduates, families, guests, and tribal delegates.

One thought on “Highlights from the 2013 GSE Academic Hooding Ceremony

  1. What a fabulous video! Congratulations, new educators and counselors. Thank you for your comments and for validating the work that has gone into the curriculum, supervision, and instruction you’ve experienced. And thank you, faculty, for all your efforts.

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