Alliant Celebrates the 2012 Commencement Season

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- May 22, 2012 -- Nearly 1000 students from Alliant International University are graduating across its different campuses with bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the disciplines of psychology and mental health, education, business and management, international affairs, forensic studies and law.

The first Commencement ceremony took place on May 18, 2012 at Alliant’s Mexico City campus. Graduating students are from Mexico, the United States and abroad, including Greece, South Africa and Argentina. Major Sallyann C. de Hood of the Salvation Army was the featured speaker.

Commencement for the San Diego and Irvine campuses is scheduled for Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego. More than 20 awards will be presented for outstanding degrees at all levels, plus the Dorothy L. Harris Award for Women and F. Joseph Mcguigan Research Award. These graduates represent more than 25 countries, including Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, France, Brazil, Nigeria and China. Glen Harvey, Chief Executive Officer of the agency WestEd will be the Commencement speaker.

On June 1, 2012, students from Alliant’s San Francisco campus, Sacramento campus Marital and Family Therapy program and San Francisco Law School will cross the stage. This ceremony will be held at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA. These graduates will earn degrees in education, psychology and mental health and law.

Students of the Fresno and Sacramento campuses will have their ceremony on June 2, 2012 at the Saroyan Theater in Fresno, CA. Degrees will be conferred in the areas of forensic studies, psychology and mental health and education. Co-founder of the direct action organization GetEQUAL.org, Robin McGehee will speak.

The final Commencement ceremony in California will be held on June 3, 2012 in Los Angeles at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Students from that campus will earn graduate degrees in education, psychology and mental health and forensic studies.

Alliant’s spring Commencement season will conclude on June 8, 2012 when students from its international program in Tokoyo will graduate. An additional group of students from Alliant’s international program in Hong Kong will hold their Commencement ceremony in September.

Congratulations to the Class of 2012!