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UT Spring Commencement

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President Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, during the event.

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Joslin Smith, 15, a student at Whitmer High School, congratulates her sister, Cortney Carney, right, also of Toledo, as she receives her Bachelor of Social Work.

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Matthew McGue, of Norwalk, receives his B.S. in Recreational Therapy.

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Randi Snyder, of Toledo, shows off her Masters of Arts in School Counseling.

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Graduates of the University of Toledo sport individualized mortar boards for commencement.

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Caitlin Gibbons, left, is hooded by Ellen Grachek, an attorney in the City of Toledo's Law Department.

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Marty Sexton, left, is hooded to signify her doctorate by her dad, James Woods. Sexton earned her doctorate in Higher Education.

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Doctoral candidates rise during exercises.

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Joseph Zerbey IV, left, chair of the board of trustees, left, hooding Deborah L. Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness. At right is Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, president of UT.

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Bachelors in Education recipients Chelsea Lasater, left, helps Charles Wasco, with his tassel.

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Deborah L. Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, left, Mr. Zerbey, chair of the Board of Trustees, with hood, and Dr. Jacobs, as they prepare to hood Wince-Smith.

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Deborah L. Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness, delivering the commencement address.

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Dr. Jacobs, speaking to the assembled.

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William N. Free, PhD, Grand Marshal, holding the UT mace on the stage as the graduating students process into the arena.

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Deborah L. Wince-Smith.

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Karen, rear, and Tom Koontz, of Atlanta, Georgia, as they see their daughter Amelia Capps, process into the arena. Capps had earned her B.S in Respiratory Therapy.

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Members of the University of Toledo Army ROTC Pershing Rifle Color Guard presenting the colors.

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The procession begins, lead by Mr. Free, the Grand Marshal, carrying the UT mace.

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Jason Strumbo, PhD., conducting the University of Toledo Wind Ensemble during the exercises.

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Bachelors in Education recipients Chelsea Lasater, left, Charles Wasco, and Kyle Kalessa, move their tassels as they are graduated.

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Mr. Strumbo conducting the University of Toledo Wind Ensemble during the exercises.

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Paramedics arrive to help William Free, the Grand Marshall of the event, after he passed out on stage.

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Kallie Breyfogle, 21, left, is a year behind her mother, Shari Breyfogle, who is graduating today with her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Sciences.

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Richard Montgomery, II, who has earned his doctorate of philosophy in Educational Administration, at the conclusion of the ceremony.

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Christopher Dykyj, of Toledo, receives his B.S. in athletic training.

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Nicole Feichtner, of Toledo, after receiving her Masters in Recreation Administration.

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Toledo Fire and Rescue personnel respond to Mr. Free, Grand Marshall of the event, after he collapsed on the stage.

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