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UT Commencement 12-18-11

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Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, UT's president; Kirsten A. Skeens, mace bearer, and William McMillen, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, walk in the processional. Ms. Skeens is the oldest grandchild of the late Alice Skeens, dean of the College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences, who died this November. Professor Skeens had been the mace bearer for many years.

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With a capital "U" and a capital "T", Alicia Davis, 22, from Granville, Ohio, suggests she's glad she's earned her bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies during the commencement ceremony at the University of Toledo on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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Supporters cheer as a graduate's name is called.

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The first UT student to be hooded in the exercises is James Breckinridge Davis, left, by Richard Welsch, PhD, his advisor. At far right, mostly obscured, is Mr. Davis' father, Dr. William J. Davis, DDS.

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Moving their tassels after receivng their doctorates in medicinal chemistry are Buthaina Abdallah, left, and Shakila Abdul-Majeed.

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Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, president of the University of Toledo, speaks at the commencement.

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Donald Warner, president of the UT Alumni Association, welcoming the new alumni.

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Toledo Mayor and UT alumnus Mike Bell, framed by the state, left, and university flags, gives the commencement address.

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Carroll Ashley, UT board of trustees chairman, addresses the crowd.

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One graduate's cap says it all.

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Betty Young, left, of Enon, Ohio, points out her matriculating daughter to her mother-in-law Elinor Young of Florida, while family friend Jeff Mathieson of Port Huron, Mich., takes a photograph of her.

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Ashley Bond, 23, from Massillon, in the processional before matriculating with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

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First-year student and biology major Alaina Hem of Toledo plays the euphonium in the University of Toledo Wind Ensemble during the commencement exercises.

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UT mascot Rocky, Sarah Rowley, 21, receives her bachelor's degree in communication from Jamie Barlowe, professor and associate dean of humanities, College of Languages, Literature, and Social Sciences.

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Whitney Hoertz, 21, who graduated with a double major in international business and in supply chain management, gets some help with the cap from her mom, Tanasa Hoertz. They live in Maumee.

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