UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2018 Convocations

May 3, 2018

NOTE: Media are welcome to cover these events, which are open to graduates and their families and friends only, not the general public. Please note that media are asked to remain in the audience area. More details about the ceremonies and profiles of notable graduates will be posted as they become available on the UAHS Office of Public Affairs website at opa.uahs.arizona.edu/newsroom/news/2018/ua-health-sciences-colleges-2018-convocations-details

 

MONDAY, MAY 7

3:30 to 5 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Commencement

LOCATION: Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix

(Procession from the College to Symphony Hall begins at 3 p.m., led by the Phoenix Bagpipe Band; UA President Robert C. Robbins, MD, will participate in the procession and will offer remarks during commencement.)

Media contact: Teresa Joseph, 602-827-2657, cell phone 503-467-8103, teresajoseph@email.arizona.edu

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

6 to 7:30 p.m.

UA Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and UA College of Medicine – Tucson Biomedical Sciences Convocation

LOCATION: Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson

(Reception follows at about 7:30 p.m. on the plaza outside the hospital.)

Media contact: Jean Spinelli, 520-626-2531, cell phone 520-465-4193, jspinell@email.arizona.edu

 

THURSDAY, MAY 10

2 to 4 p.m.

UA College of Nursing Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

Media contact: Will Holst, 520-626-2512, cell phone 520-822-6650, wholst@email.arizona.edu

 

THURSDAY, MAY 10

7 to 8:30 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: Doctors of Medicine

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Light reception follows at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Arizona State Museum across from Centennial Hall.)

This event also will be broadcast live beginning at 7 p.m. on Facebook, facebook.com/UACOM.Tucson

Media contact: Nadia Whitehead, 520-626-9722, cell phone 915-276-6803, nwhitehead@email.arizona.edu

 

FRIDAY, MAY 11

9 to 10:30 a.m.

UA College of Pharmacy Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception follows at about 10:30 a.m. on the lawn of the Arizona State Museum across from Centennial Hall.)

This event also will be broadcast live and archived on the internet at streaming.biocom.arizona.edu

Media contact: Alli Benjamin, 520-626-3389, cell phone 509-230-3520, abenjamin@pharmacy.arizona.edu

 

FRIDAY, MAY 11

2 to 4 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: undergraduates, Department of Physiology, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a major in physiology

LOCATION: UA Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom, 1303 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception follows at approximately 4:15 p.m.)

Media contact: Jean Spinelli, 520-626-2531, cell phone 520-465-4193, jspinell@email.arizona.edu

 

SATURDAY, MAY 12

9 to 11 a.m.

UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception for graduates, family and friends follows at the Women’s Plaza Walkway.)

The ceremony will be broadcast live by the Western Region Public Health Training Center (based at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health) and will be archived on the center’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/watch?v=zWQoLDuNQV4

Media contact: Gerri Kelly, 520-626-9669, cell phone 312-437-7007, gkelly@email.arizona.edu

 

About the University of Arizona Health Sciences

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs approximately 4,000 people, has approximately 800 faculty members and garners more than $140 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn)

 

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