June 12, 2010
Forty-one University of Cincinnati student-athletes, including football players Kazeem Alli, Craig Carey, C.J. Cobb, and John Goebel, received their degrees Saturday, June 12, 2010, in a pair of ceremonies at Fifth Third Arena, marking the 191st Commencement of the University.
The morning ceremony begins at 9 a.m. for the College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Business, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH), College of Nursing, and College-Conservatory of Music (CCM).
The afternoon ceremony begins at 2 p.m. for Clermont College, College of Engineering and Applied Science, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, Raymond Walters College, and the School of Social Work.
Elinore de Jong (women's swimming), Brian Berling and Jason Berling (men's track and field), Randall and Richard King (men's track and field), Boudine Bouma (women's track and field), and Courtney Hentz (women's track and field) are among 109 graduates earning summa cum laude honors, representing a University grade point average between 3.90 and 4.00.
Kate Moore (women's golf) and Heather Neiser (women's soccer) were among 224 magna com laude graduates, representing a GPA between 3.75 and 3.8999.
(baseball), Patricia Kelly (lacrosse), Shannon Lynes
(lacrosse), and Nicholas Saul (men's swimming) are among 280 graduates awarded cum laude honors, representing a GPA between 3.60 and 3.7499.
UC's Office of Institutional Research reports that 4,660 students applied for graduation, exceeding the 20-year high of UC's 2008 spring graduating class, which was 4,555.
Nathaniel R. Jones, a retired judge for the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and current Senior Counsel and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the firm Blank Rome LLP, will address graduates.
2010 UC STUDENT-ATHLETE GRADUATES
Elinore de Jong
Men's Track and Field
Women's Track and Field