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Commencement Highlights

Commencement Highlights

Commencement Highlights

Commencement ceremony highlights


Congratulations, graduates, on the completion or planned completion of your sustainability degree program at Arizona State University. You deserve to be very proud of this significant academic achievement and are on your way to great things as an alumnus.

Below we have compiled a list of current and previous years’ commencement highlights. On each year’s commencement highlights page, you will find a list of news articles, downloads and multimedia. You can also enjoy our convocation playlist, which features the convocation theme songs of each graduating class.

We wish you the best in all your future endeavors and hope to see you return as an alumnus or student.

  • Honoring 65 undergraduate and 45 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 15,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 24 undergraduate and 17 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 7,700 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 57 undergraduate and 55 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 14,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 25 undergraduate and 8 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 7,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 66 undergraduate and 52 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 13,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 25 undergraduates and 14 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 62 undergraduate and 41 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 28 undergraduate and 8 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 84 undergraduate and 17 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 42 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 4,700 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 101 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 47 undergraduate and 5 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 112 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 10,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 64 undergraduate and 3 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among nearly 5,500 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring 113 graduates and more than doubling the School’s alumni population. Graduates included 2 doctoral students, 10  master’s students, and 101 undergraduates.

  • Honoring 31 undergraduate and 4 graduate students, including Lisa Dirks, a member of the original cohort of six students who enrolled when the School of Sustainability launched in Spring 2007.

  • Honoring 50 undergraduate and 16 graduate students, including Jin Ho Jo, the university’s first-ever Ph.D. in sustainability.

  • Honoring one graduate student and four undergraduate students from the School of Sustainability, among more than 5,000 ASU graduates.

  • Honoring six graduate students and six undergraduate students, the first class of graduates from the School. University Commencement featured an address from President Barack Obama.

  • Nearly 5,000 graduates received their degrees during this ceremony, including Brigitte Bavousett, the first-ever graduate from ASU’s School of Sustainability.