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College Commencement Set for May 16

Friends, family, professors, and supporters of the Class of 2008 will gather at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 16 to observe commencement exercises for the College of Pharmacy.

This year's ceremony will take place in the Recreational Sports Center located at the corner of San Jacinto and 20th Street, just south of Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. A total of 131 graduates are expected to participate in the event that will feature commencement remarks by Hazel Pipkin, retired member of the pharmacy administration faculty.

Ms. Pipkin, B.S. was a favorite faculty member among students during her tenure with the college. She was the first woman president of the Texas Pharmacy Association and was recipient of the National Community Pharmacists Association's Lifetime Academic Achievement Award.

The college celebration comes one day prior to the university-wide commencement festivities scheduled for 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 on the Main Mall.

Last Reviewed: May 11, 2008

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