More than 2,200 students are scheduled to graduate this weekend in ceremonies beginning Saturday at the University of San Diego.
Commencement will begin at 1 p.m., when around 460 advanced degrees are awarded at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. Roshan Paul, founder of the Amani Institute, is scheduled to be the guest speaker.
Bachelor’s degrees will be conferred Sunday in ceremonies that will also be held in the JCP.
Father Gregory Boyle, founder and executive director of Los Angeles- based Homeboy Industries, the largest and most successful gang rehabilitation program in the United States, is set to speak at the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony at 9 a.m.
Al Carey, CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, will speak at a ceremony for the colleges of Business Administration and Engineering, beginning at 1 p.m.
“We are proud to honor our graduates, knowing that they have acquired the knowledge, skills, and ethics to be leaders and changemakers in their chosen professions,” said USD President Mary Lyons, who will address her last class of graduates before retiring July 31.
—City News Service
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