The Honorary Doctorate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Green Field in the presence of the graduate candidates (class of 2018-19); guests of honorary doctorate recipients; dignitaries and special guests; and faculty members.
Parents of graduating students will be asked to be present at the AUB Green Field starting at 7:00 pm. Seating will be provided on a first come, first served basis.
The program for the Honorary Doctorate and Graduate Commencement Ceremony is as follows:
Lebanese National Anthem
Welcoming Address - Fadlo R. Khuri, President
Student Speakers: Kelvin Kimani and Jana Kontar
Presentation of Honorary Degrees
Commencement Address – Speaker: Fawwaz Ulaby
Presentation of Candidates for Degrees
Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Nadia Maria El Cheikh, Dean
Faculty of Medicine - Mohamed Sayegh, Dean
Rafic Hariri School of Nursing - Huda Abu-Saad Huijer, Founding Dean
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture - Alan Shihadeh, Dean
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences - Rabi Hassan Mohtar, Dean
Faculty of Health Sciences - Iman Nuwayhid, Dean
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business - Steve Harvey, Dean
At the end of the ceremony, members of the audience are requested to rise as the Alma Mater is being played and to remain standing until after the recessional.
A special performance will follow the main ceremony.
For more information, please contact the Events Unit at the Office of University Advancement | Advancement Services, tel. 01-350 000, ext.: 2685 or e-mail: