Commencement Corner

Commencement Corner

Congratulations, Graduates!

Your University of Evansville family is very proud of your accomplishments and academic career! We wish you continued success in your future endeavors. Remember to be a changemaker in your community – and continue to wear your purple on Fridays!

Message to the Graduating Class

Theda Soldatou has a special message to share with her fellow graduates from the Class of 2020. Theda, a theatre graduate, was the 2019-2020 president for the UE Student Government Association.

Senior Keynote Address

Each year, the University of Evansville selects a graduate to provide the senior keynote address at Commencement. For our virtual celebration, we are pleased to announce our 162nd keynote speaker is Aniekan Ekanem, a 2020 mechanical engineering graduate.

Outstanding Senior Service Award

Named for respected alumni Mabel Dillingham Nenneker and Guthrie May, this year’s Outstanding Senior Service Award recipient has demonstrated a commitment to high academic achievement, a commitment to service, and exemplary leadership.

Eykamp Prize

The Eykamp Prize is awarded annually to a faculty member that displays extraordinary service to UE. This individual is committed to student recruitment and success, innovation in teaching, and the development and mentoring of students. Congratulations to our 2020 recipient of the Eykamp Prize!

Outstanding Teacher Award

Congratulations to our 2020 recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award! This individual was recognized by students and faculty for demonstrating passion for academic excellence, motivating and encouraging students, and inspiring future leaders.

Senior Slideshow

Congratulations to our Class of 2020! While we were unable to gather in the Ford Center this year to recognize each of you individually, we still want to take this moment to celebrate your achievements. Graduates: watch this slideshow for your individual, customized recognition!

Welcome Alumni!

Alumni are a vital part of the UE family, and as such, the Office of Alumni and Engagement offers numerous ways for you to stay connected to UE. Today is your first day as alumni! Congratulations on completing your finals and we welcome you to celebrate with other alumni. Here is how to get started!

  1. Order your apparel and wear your purple with pride. The bookstore currently has FREE shipping! Shop now.
  2. Update your contact information.
  3. Like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @ue alumni.
  4. Order your Class of 2020 T-shirt.