The College of Arts and Sciences is issuing a call for entries to be a student speaker at the Spring 2020 Commencement. The selected student must be receiving a bachelor’s degree in the spring or summer 2020 semester.
The speech should emphasize experiences unique to the College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Tennessee, have an over-arching theme, be well written, and adhere to a time constraint of four minutes. Finalists will be asked to present their speech to a committee of students, faculty and staff prior to final selection.
Deadline for Submission:
Interested graduating students must submit commencement speeches for consideration by 5:00 p.m. on March 30, 2020. The commencement ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Requirements for submission:
- Submissions must be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Attach the speech in “.doc” and “.pdf” formats.
- Attach a resume that includes your e-mail address and local phone number.