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UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2019 Convocations

Thursday, April 18, 2019

WRITERS/EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: Media are welcome to cover these events, which are open to graduates and their families and friends only, not the general public. Please note that media are asked to remain in the audience area. More details about the ceremonies and profiles of notable graduates will be posted as they become available on the UAHS Office of Public Affairs website at UA Health Sciences Colleges 2019 Convocations.


MONDAY, MAY 6

  • 3:30 to 5 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Commencement

LOCATION: Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix

(Procession from the Phoenix Convention Center to the Orpheum Theatre begins at 3 p.m., led by the Phoenix Bagpipe Band; UA President Robert C. Robbins, MD, will participate in the procession and will offer remarks during commencement. The commencement address will be delivered by Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine.)

MEDIA CONTACT: For credentials, Marian Frank, 602-827-2022, marianlfrank@email.arizona.edu

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

  • 6 to 7:30 p.m.

UA Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and UA College of Medicine – Tucson Biomedical Sciences Convocation

LOCATION: Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson

(Reception follows at about 7:30 p.m. on the plaza outside DuVal Auditorium.)

MEDIA CONTACT: Jean Spinelli, 520-626-2531, cell phone 520-465-4193, jspinell@email.arizona.edu

THURSDAY, MAY 9

  • 2 to 3:30 p.m.

UA College of Nursing Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

MEDIA CONTACT: Will Holst, 520-626-2512, cell phone 520-822-6650, wholst@email.arizona.edu

  • 7 to 8:30 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: Doctors of Medicine

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(The commencement address will be delivered by UA President Robert C. Robbins, MD. Light reception follows at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Arizona State Museum, across from Centennial Hall.)

This event also will be livestreamed beginning at 7 p.m. on the college’s Facebook page: facebook.com/UACOMTucson

MEDIA CONTACT: Nadia Whitehead, 915-276-6803, nwhitehead@email.arizona.edu

FRIDAY, MAY 10

  • 9 to 10:30 a.m.

UA College of Pharmacy Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception follows at about 10:30 a.m. on the lawn of the Arizona State Museum, across from Centennial Hall.)

This event also will be broadcast live and archived on the internet at streaming.biocom.arizona.edu

MEDIA CONTACT: Alli Benjamin, 520-626-3389, cell phone 509-230-3520, abenjamin@pharmacy.arizona.edu

  • 2 to 4 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: undergraduates, Department of Physiology, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a major in physiology

LOCATION: UA Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom, 1303 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception follows at approximately 4 p.m.)

MEDIA CONTACT: Jean Spinelli, 520-626-2531, cell phone 520-465-4193, jspinell@email.arizona.edu

SATURDAY, MAY 11

  • 9 to 11 a.m.

UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Convocation

LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson

(Reception for graduates, family and friends follows at the Women’s Plaza Walkway.)

This event will be broadcast on Facebook Live: facebook.com/UAPublicHealth

MEDIA CONTACT: Gerri Kelly, 520-626-9669, cell phone 312-437-7007, gkelly@email.arizona.edu


About the University of Arizona Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs approximately 4,000 people, has approximately 800 faculty members and garners more than $140 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn)

 

 

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