University of Nevada, Reno

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Let's celebrate our graduating students

Join us on December 10 at Lawlor Events Center as the next class of students lines up
to receive their diplomas during the 2022 Winter Commencement ceremonies.

Winter Commencement ceremonies

Ceremonies will take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

9 a.m.
College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
College of Engineering
School of Medicine
Orvis School of Nursing
School of Public Health
College of Science
School of Social Work

2 p.m.
College of Business
College of Education & Human Development
Donald W. ReynoldsSchool of Journalism
College of Liberal Arts

Ceremony Information

Elsie Lyon Childress poses for a picture in front of a tree whose leaves have turned a golden brown.
Elsie Lyon Childress, the 2022 recipient of the Herz Gold Medal for Outstanding Scholarship, which is sponsored by the Thelma B. and Thomas P. Hart Foundation and the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation.


This winter, the University will confer 1,987 degrees & certificates

Headshot of Alexa Marisol Rivera
Alexa Rivera, Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Headshot of Anuoluwapo Ogunleye
Anuoluwapo Ogunleye, Doctor of Philosophy, Environmental Sciences and Health
Headshot of Blake Haegele
Blake Haegele, Bachelor of Science, Community Health Sciences
Headshot of Enrique Diaz
Enrique Diaz, Master of Arts, Criminal Justice
Headshot of Dominique Valery Alexander
Dominique Alexander, Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience
Headshot of Claire Carlson
Claire Carlson, Bachelor of Science, Nursing


This winter, students will earn 1,326 bachelor's degrees

Headshot of Abdullah Al Mamun
Abdullah Al-Mamun, Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science & Engineering
Headshot of Alyssa Jean Rowe
Alyssa Rowe, Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Headshot of Charles Conor Pezeshki
Charles Pezeshki, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science & Engineering
Headshot of Hana Hatsuko Law
Hana Hatsuko Law, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Science
Headshot of Evelyn Holland
Evelyn Holland, Master of Arts, World Languages and Literatures
Headshot of Luciana Dantas Lemos
Luciana Lemos, Master of Social Work, Social Work


This winter, students will earn 637 advanced degrees (master's & doctoral degrees)

Headshot of Nicholas Alvarez
Nicholas Alvarez, Master of Science, Computer Science and Engineering
Headshot of Nicole Gianna Molino Pajarillo
Nicole Gianna Molino Pajarillo, Bachelor of Music, Music Education
Headshot of Paetyn Savannah Young
Paetyn Young, Bachelor of Science, Nursing


Our graduating students earned degrees in 149 different majors.

Headshot of Emma Neely Robinson
Emma Robinson, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Science
Headshot of Amadou Diallo
Amadou Diallo, Master of Science, Business Analytics
Headshot of Adrian Grimaud
Adrian Grimaud, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Headshot of Amanda Singleton
Amanda Singleton, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Headshot of Celine Canlas
Celine Canlas, Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Headshot of Taylor Damon Stokes
Taylor Stokes, Master of Public Health, Public Health
Headshot of Bailey Gonzales
Bailey Gonzales, Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Science
Headshot of Jan Sebastian Castillo Carin
Jan Sebastian Castillo Carin, Bachelor of Science, Biology
Headshot of Brittany Gruber
Brittany Gruber, Bachelor of Science, Nursing

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