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Congratulations Graduating Spartan Engineers

May 13, 2020

Videos honor this spring’s 1,000 graduating Spartan Engineers

Congratulations Graduating Spartan Engineers!
You made it! While in-person celebrations are cancelled this spring, the College of Engineering is recognizing the accomplishments of its 1,000 undergraduate, master’s and PhD graduates and are sharing special words and messages at: Virtual Engineering Commencement.

To the 2020 spring graduates - come home often.
To the 2020 spring Spartan graduates - come home often.

Engineering joins MSU in virtually celebrating graduation Saturday

Michigan State University will host virtual commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16, for all undergraduate and graduate students earning degrees at the end of the 2020 spring semester. The virtual event does not replace an in-person ceremony and members of the class of 2020 will be invited to participate in a future in-person commencement.

When: Beginning at 10 a.m. EDT (7 a.m. PDT) May 16

Where: The virtual ceremony will be held via MSU’s Facebook page and can also be accessed at www.msu.edu for those who choose not to use Facebook

Who: Members of the 2020 class, friends, family, faculty, staff, alumni and Spartans everywhere are encouraged to watch via computer, tablet or smartphone

Visit your guide to the MSU Virtual Commencement.

College of Engineering Graduation Spring 2020
Undergraduates: 883
Master’s: 62
PhD: 57

Amanda Idema, assistant dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs, serves as commencement coordinator. Working with Kylie Kenyon of the Career Center and the leadership in the College of Engineering, the college has posted a Virtual Engineering Commencement tribute.

Idema congratulated the graduates and wished them well on their new journey.

“We recognize your accomplishments and hope you’ll visit our special website,” she said. “Stay safe, be well, and keep in touch! Congratulations!”

Take a look at some of the well wishes:

Dean Kempel message.

Student speaker Shatha Alabbad, senior in chemical engineering, is featured.

Kevin Conroy ’88, Electrical Engineering, chair and CEO of Exact Sciences Corp. and recipient of the 2020 Claude R. Erickson Distinguished Alumni Award, has a message for the newest alumni.

AES video tribute to Class of 2020.

Electrical and Computer Engineering tribute to Class of 2020.

Mechanical Engineering tribute to Class of 2020.

Come home often, Spartans.

Participants should join the celebration on Twitter at: #MSUGrad20.