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April 2019 Commencement: A wonderful world to share joy, show love, create connections
Nearly 7,000 students were honored for their completion of higher degrees at the university April commencement and convocation ceremonies.
Persistence pays off for 70-year-old film graduate
“There have been times where I’ve felt like I couldn’t do all that is expected of me. In those times, I would step out of the HFAC and hear the bell tower play ‘Come, Come, Ye Saints’ and I knew it would all be okay. That bell tower was my friend, and that small tune kept me going.”
Part of the search: A Q & A with the student commencement speaker
David Kastner will represent the graduates as the student speaker at BYU’s Commencement exercises this month. Like many of his fellow graduates, he has accomplished a lot during his time at BYU.
Love for a sister leads to passion for special education research
Bruna Goncalves, a student graduating with a bachelor’s degree in special education, found her passion for behavioral research through the love she has for her best friend and older sister, Barbara.
Once abandoned BYU finance grad “pays it forward”
Born in a Thailand refugee camp and raised in Cambodia by her sister, Channika “Nika” Noun never expected to complete any kind of education. Now, she prepares to graduate from the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business in finance, with an emphasis in corporate finance.
Inspired BYU grad a force against global disease
As a young girl growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Moremi Hamblin saw her parents as prime examples of the difference an education can make in the quality of life.
BYU graphic design student tops national competition at CommandX
Ainsley Rose Romero, a senior at Brigham Young University graduating in graphic design, beat out students and young professional graphic designers from around the country to win Command X, the graphic design equivalent of Chopped, American Idol or The Great British Baking Show.
Elder Patrick Kearon to speak at BYU's April 25 Commencement Exercises
BYU's annual commencement exercises will take place on April 25 at 10 a.m. Arthur C. Brooks will receive an honorary doctorate of social science. Guest tickets are required to attend commencement.
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