Winter Commencement

We honored our Winter 2020 graduates in a virtual ceremony held on December 5, 2020.

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Program

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

Carol Del Carlo, Vice Chair (Wednesday morning)
Jason Geddes, Regent (Wednesday afternoon)

Student remarks

Anthony Martinez ’20, 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 (Wednesday afternoon)
University of Nevada, Reno Honorary Doctorate (Wednesday morning)
University of Nevada, Reno Herz Gold Medal for Outstanding Scholarship (Wednesday morning)

Presentation of graduates and conferring of degrees

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

Remarks to 2020 graduates

Bryan McArdle '05, '10, Nevada Alumni Council Vice President

Alma Mater

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

Official Seal of the University of Nevada, Reno