Tag: Commencement

First-generation graduate strives to be role model Tre'Von Watts is new...

Tre'Von Watts knew he wanted to be a teacher as a youngster growing up in Louisville. Now, the first-generation college student and graduate of the...

Muhammad Ali’s youngest son forges his own path through UofL

Asaad Ali grew up in one of Louisville's most famous families, as the youngest son of Muhammad Ali. Now he is part of a...

Here’s what you need to know about UofL’s Spring 2019 Commencement...

The University of Louisville's spring 2019 graduating class is one of the university's largest in decades, with more than 3,200 students expected to complete...

Grad beats cancer, 20-year gap in classes to get degree

Becca Kemp loved college as a 20 year old, but had to drop out with one year remaining after she was diagnosed with both...

UofL experience has given commencement speakers clear vision for what’s next

This weekend, more than 3,000 students will graduate from the University of Louisville. Two of their peers, Alexandra Hicks-Chambers and Sarah Taheri, will speak at...

Grad student faces ‘cancer beast,’ leverages experience to help others

Barbara Martin is fighting an enemy that has ravaged her friends and family. “I’m going to fight this cancer beast,” said the breast cancer survivor...

UofL student lays the groundwork for Fortune 500 career

Punit Naran received his diploma from the College of Business during UofL's commencement ceremony May 11. That following Monday, the Computer Information Systems major...

UofL student finds passion in dual role as student, guardian

Amanda Lee started classes at the University of Louisville in the fall of 2013, facing all of the same challenges as any other college...

Rwandan refugee set to graduate from UofL Friday

Carine Basenge officially graduates from the University of Louisville on Friday with a degree in Psychology. Basenge was born in Rwanda, but her parents fled...

December graduate’s path change leads to science policy role on Capitol...

Naomi Charalambakis is a scientist at heart. She is filled with curiosity and isn’t afraid to take risks to find solutions. It’s those same traits...