Spring 2021 commencement program

Program

University Marshal

Amy Pason, Chair, Faculty Senate

Master of Ceremonies

Jeffrey Thompson, Executive Vice President and Provost

National anthem

Wolf Pack Quartet, Paul Torkelson, Director
University of Nevada, Reno Symphony Brass

Welcome

Brian Sandoval ‘86, President

Greetings from the Nevada State Governor

Steve Sisolak, Governor

Greetings from the Board of Regents

Jason Geddes, Regent (Thursday)
Carol Del Carlo, Vice Chair (Friday, Saturday)

Student remarks

Dominique Hall ’21, President of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada
Will Carrasco ’16, ’19, President of the Graduate Student Association

Special presentations

Board of Regents’ Distinguished Nevadan Citation (Thursday afternoon)
University of Nevada, Reno Herz Gold Medal for Outstanding Scholarship (Friday afternoon)

Presentation of graduates and conferring of degrees

Brian Sandoval ‘86, President
Jeffrey Thompson, Executive Vice President and Provost

Remarks to 2021 graduates

Sheana Strader, Nevada Alumni Council President-elect (Thursday morning and Friday morning)
Kalie Work '11, Nevada Alumni Council Vice President (Thursday afternoon and Saturday afternoon)
Katie Weigel '96, '98, Nevada Alumni Council President (Friday afternoon and Saturday morning)

Alma Mater

Wolf Pack Quartet, Paul Torkelson, Director
University of Nevada, Reno Symphony Brass

Official Seal of the University of Nevada, Reno