Graduate School of Education

2014 Commencement Schedule

Saturday, June 14
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Special GSE Commemoration Event
Goudy Commons

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Noon–5:00 p.m.Willamette Store Open
University Center, 1st Floor
1:30 p.m.Graduate School of Education Group Photos
Graduate School of Education Group Photos Jackson Plaza
Group photos and rehearsal
2:00 p.m.Graduate School of Education Line Up
Jackson Plaza
2:30 p.m.Graduate School of Education Hooding & Commencement Ceremony
Smith Auditorium

Commencement Speaker

Linda Christensen - "Teaching for Hope in Troubled Times"

Linda is the Director of the Oregon Writing Project at Lewis and Clark College's Graduate School of Education. She is the author of Reading, Writing, and Rising Up: Teaching about Social Justice and the Power of the Written Word and Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-Imagining the Language Arts Classroom. She has co-edited several books, including The New Teacher Book: Finding Purpose, Balance, and Hope during Your First Years in the Classroom and Rethinking School Reform: Views from the Classroom. Linda has received numerous awards, including the Fred Heschinger Award for use of research in teaching and writing from the National Writing Project, the U.S. West Outstanding Teacher of Western United States, and most recently, the Humanitarian Award from Willamette Writers.

3:30 p.m.Reception for graduates, friends and family members
Cat Cavern
3:30-5:00 p.m.Return Graduate School of Education Hoods & Gowns
Willamette Store, University Center, 1st Floor

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