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Juneau Commencement

A selection of Juneau photos and captions

Robbie Stell

Retiring Provost Robbie Stell and Regent Ken Fisher congratulate a graduate

President Mark Hamilton
Retiring UA President Mark Hamilton addressed graduates at the Juneau Ceremony

Alicia Hughes-Skandijs
Student Speaker Alicia Hughes-Skandijs graduated with a BS in Mathematics and excelled in a number of theatre and art courses. She was a student worker for the School of Arts and Sciences and a Student Leader for Orientation.

SOM Faculty
A proud, happy and sunny School of Management Commencement Day. MBA Director Rick Wolk, MBA Academic Excellence Award Winner Laura Achee, Retiring Dean of Professional Studies Larry Harris, Retiring Associate Professor of Accounting Ron Hulstein

Tom Cashen and Jamie Parsons
Tom Cashen (left) received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree at the Juneau commencement ceremony on Sunday May 9, 2010. Cashen is a fourth generation Southeast Alaskan, mentor and exemplary role model to workers and labor leaders across the state of Alaska with a distinguished career as a journeyman electrician, union representative, and state labor commissioner. As commissioner, Tom presided over the Jobs and Training Cabinet and fostered the greater integration and coordination of workforce development agencies, including the University of Alaska, through the establishment of “one-stop” job centers and the re-organization of the state workforce development council.

Jamie Parsons (right) accepted a Meritorious Service Award. Parsons has been called Juneau’s greatest cheerleader. His resume’ includes titles as former Juneau Mayor (1991-94), Assemblyman, owner of the Juneau Raquet Club, President of the Glacier Valley Rotary Club, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce and chairman of The Alaska Committee. According to a legislative resolution honoring him, Parsons, “has always transcended partisan politics and is an exceptional example to the citizens of Alaska, proving that one person can really make a difference.”



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