College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy Commencement Ceremony

May 9, 2019

10:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium,

141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Pharmacy Commencement Stage and Guests

The College of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy graduation will be held on May 9 at Hancher Auditorium.

Max Ray, PharmD, MS, will provide the 2019 commencement address. Ray is dean emeritus of the College of Pharmacy at Western University of Health Sciences and is currently an independent consultant in pharmacy education. Graduate and class president Joshua McDonald will be the student speaker. President Bruce Harreld will confer degrees. 

Doors are scheduled to open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony; the ceremony is expected to last around two hours. Graduates should arrive no later than 9:15 a.m.


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