Congratulations, Class of 2013!

“You are going to make the world a better place.  We will be watching you and taking pride in your accomplishments.” – Chancellor Khosla

UC San Diego’s commencement weekend is officially underway.  Hundreds of students turned out for the All Campus Graduation Celebration on RIMAC field Friday evening.  The event provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to have an informal graduation celebration with their friends outside of their college or academic school.  At the ceremony, Chancellor Khosla reminded the crowd that UC San Diego is their home, and that he hopes they return often.  The undergraduate colleges, graduate studies and IR/PS ceremonies are on Saturday and Sunday.

Students watch a video at the All Campus Graduation Celebration.

The Chancellor thanks the All Campus Graduation Celebration keynote speaker, actor and alumnus Robert Buckley.

The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor - Student Affairs Penny Rue attended the student leader reception before the All Campus Graduation Celebration.

After the all campus celebration, the Chancellor attended three affinity graduation receptions, including the Black Student Graduation Ceremony.  Throughout the evening, he thanked all of the graduates for making UC San Diego a better place and urged them to apply their education to change our world.

Chancellor in the News

Today’s U-T San Diego features a story about Chancellor Khosla, reviewing his first academic year on campus.  The article titled, “Chancellor Off to Fast Start,” begins with the quick actions of the Chancellor and our faculty members to establish the Center for Brain Activity Mapping at UC San Diego after President Obama’s announcement about the BRAIN Initiative.  The story also touts the Chancellor’s abilities to build consensus and mentions plans to expand and revitalize campus.  Read the article here.

Recognizing Decades of Outstanding Leadership and Service

Two UC San Diego provosts are retiring this year – Susan Smith from John Muir College and Don Wayne from Roger Revelle College.  Chancellor Khosla attended each of their farewell receptions and presented them with commendations for their decades of service at UC San Diego.

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