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Auditions Now Open For CoAS Student Commencement Speaker

March 28, 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Ceremony — Friday, June 10, 2016 — will be here before you know it. This year, we’re offering a few new ways to personalize your graduation experience:

Audition to be the 2016 Student Keynote Speaker.

Do you have a message to inspire your fellow classmates and future alums? Graduating CoAS seniors are invited to audition to be the 2016 CoAS Student Keynote Speaker.

  1. Auditions will be held April 8, 12 and 13, 2016. Deadline to apply is April 4, 2016.
  2. Interested students must apply to present their three-minute graduation speech to the College’s Commencement Committee.
  3. Apply to be the 2016 CoAS Student Keynote Speaker.

Submit Your Photos.

Celebrate the adventures you’ve had and friendships you’ve made as a Drexel student — submit your photos to be shown as audience members are gathering for the graduation ceremony.

  1. Submit by April 30, 2016.
  2. Send photos to with the subject line “CoAS Commencement Photos.”
  3. Please note: Inappropriate or offensive photos will be omitted at the College’s discretion. Unsuitable content includes but is not limited to: the promotion of drugs, alcohol or tobacco products; sexually suggestive or explicit images; copyrighted materials not owned by the student; and/or any photos that are offensive, obscene or derogatory in nature.

Choose the Music.

We all have an anthem — something that plays in our heads in moments of greatness. As your College of Arts and Sciences graduation comes to a close, the joy/relief/excitement/pride you’ll feel will make you remember that moment for years. So what’s your anthem? What song do YOU want to be the soundtrack to that moment?

  1. Submit your ideas by April 30, 2016.
  2. Email your suggestion to with the subject line “CoAS Recessional Music.”