UC San Diego has a long tradition of holding separate commencement ceremonies for each of the undergraduate colleges. Sixth College's Commencement is scheduled for Sunday, June 15, 2014, at 5:00pm at RIMAC field (map).
The commencement committee is seeking a student speaker for this year’s Sixth College Commencement on Sunday, June 15th, 2014. On that day, a special opportunity will exist for one graduating senior to speak about UCSD, the college experience and his or her hopes for the future of the graduating class. Members of the graduating class are invited to apply to be considered for the role of student speaker.
Send your application to email@example.com, and include the following items:
The speeches will be judged in two main categories: content and delivery. The selection committee will use the following criteria to rank speeches in the order of preference:
We encourage graduates to submit a speech, and to be as creative as they wish. Your message should be clear and relevant to the occasion and the audience. Please avoid profanity or overtly political messages.
The Sixth College Commencement Committee is seeking a student singer or musician to perform the National Anthem for this year’s Sixth College Commencement on Sunday, June 15th, 2014, to be held outdoors on the RIMAC field. All Sixth College Students in good academic standing are invited to audition.
Auditions will be held in Pepper Canyon Hall – Academic Programs (exact audition times TBD)
Once you have registered you are eligible to audition for the selection committee. Specific times and dates to be announced after registration. Vocalists should be prepared to sing a capella, without amplification. Instrumentalists should provide their own instruments and any necessary amplification.
The chosen musician will be selected for their overall appeal, considering the following factors: short essay, familiarity with the National Anthem and performance ability, including poise, clarity, and pitch.
This spring, Sixth College will recognize during its Commencement exercises four graduating Sixth College students whose undergraduate careers have included exceptional accomplishments characterized by leadership, service, and involvement.
Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service
Sixth College recognizes with the Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and/or service to Sixth College, UCSD, and/or the greater San Diego community. The award consists of an engraved plaque and includes a monetary prize funded by Sixth College.
Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award
Sixth College recognizes with the Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award a graduating senior who (1) has achieved academic excellence and (2) has brought honor and distinction to the College and UCSD through leadership, involvement, and/or services activities. The award consists of an engraved plaque and includes a monetary prize funded by the UCSD Alumni Association.
Oceanids Service and Leadership Award
Sixth College recognizes with the Oceanids Service and Leadership Award a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the College and the University community. The award consists of an engraved plaque and includes a monetary prize funded by Oceanids.
Sixth College recognizes with the START award a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the transfer student community. The award consists of an engraved plaque and a monetary prize provided by Sixth College.
The selection committee seeks nominations for these awards. To nominate a graduating senior, complete the online nomination form by 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 11th, 2014. Self-nominations will be accepted.
If you have any questions about these awards, please contact Diane LeGree, Dean of Student Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-822-5953.
Commencement is an exciting day for our graduates to share with their families and friends. We hope that the following information will help guests with special needs to enjoy the day with their graduate.
Please contact our office at (858) 246-0428 for any other special arrangements to accommodate your guests' needs.