class of 2000 grads

 

 

05/10/00

 


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CAL STATE L.A.'S 53RD COMMENCEMENT
IS SAT., JUNE 10

Los Angeles, CA - The 53rd Commencement exercises at California State University, Los Angeles will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2000, in the University Athletic Stadium, located at the southeast corner of the campus. The colorful academic procession will start at 8:15 a.m. and the formal exercises are scheduled to end at approximately 10 a.m. This year's Commencement speaker will be J. Paul Getty Trust President and CEO Barry Munitz, who served as CSU chancellor from 1991 to 1998.

Department and program receptions in various campus locations will follow the ceremony. More than 20,000 people are expected at this year's Commencement to witness the conferral of more than 1,082 master's degrees and 3,357 bachelor's degrees.

Among the students receiving degrees are: 4.0 student Glenda Giron, outstanding volunteer for children's rights and the environment; Jason Timmons, recipient of the 1999 Multicultural Motion Picture Association Educational and Development Scholarship; Cristal Gama, recipient of CalTech graduate fellowship in biochemistry; Brett Nagatani, this year's Phi Kappa Phi honoree; and 18-year-old biology major Zhong Tan, the youngest graduate in the Class of 2000.

For photos, interviews or more information, call the Public Affairs Office at (323) 343-3050.

 


 

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What:
The Commencement of Cal State L.A.'s 53rd graduating class is a festive ceremony. More than 20,000 people are expected at this year's graduation to witness the conferral of more than 1,082 master's degrees and 3,357 bachelor's degrees.

Speaker:
This year's graduation speaker will be J. Paul Getty Trust President and CEO Barry Munitz, who served as CSU chancellor from 1991 to 1998.

When:
Sat., June 10, 2000, 8:15 a.m.

Where:
Cal State L.A. University Athletic Stadium, at the southeast corner of the campus. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys.

Special Grads:
Among the students receiving degrees are: 4.0 student Glenda Giron, outstanding volunteer for children's rights and the environment; Jason Timmons, recipient of the 1999 Multicultural Motion Picture Association Educational and Development Scholarship; Cristal Gama, recipient of CalTech graduate fellowship in biochemistry; Brett Nagatani, this year's Phi Kappa Phi honoree; and 18-year-old biology major Zhong Tan, the youngest graduate in the Class of 2000.

More:
The academic procession will start at 8:15 a.m. and the formal exercises are scheduled to end at approximately 10 a.m. Department and program receptions in various campus locations will follow the ceremony.

Info:
For photos, interviews or more information, call the Cal State L.A. Public Affairs Office at (323) 343-3050.

 

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