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UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2017 Convocations

Friday, May 5, 2017

MEDICAL WRITERS/ASSIGNMENT EDITORS NOTE: Media are welcome to cover these events, which are open to graduates and their families and friends only, not the general public. Please note that media are asked to remain in the audience area. More details about the ceremonies and graduates will be posted on the UAHS Office of Public Affairs website, http://opa.ahsc.arizona.edu, as they become available.

MONDAY, MAY 8
3 to 5 p.m.
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Commencement
(“Celebrating 10 Years of Progress, Compassion and Innovation”)
LOCATION: Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix
(Procession from the College to Symphony Hall begins at 3 p.m.)
Media contact: April Fischer, 602-827-2595, aprilfischer@email.arizona.edu

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10
6 p.m.
Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs and UA College of Medicine – Tucson Biomedical Sciences Convocation
LOCATION: Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson
(Reception follows at about 7:30 p.m. on the plaza outside the hospital.)
Media contact: Jean Spinelli, 520-626-2531, jspinell@email.arizona.edu

THURSDAY, MAY 11
2 to 4 p.m.
UA College of Nursing Convocation
(“Celebrating 60 Years of Building Better Futures”)
LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson
Media contact: Jason Gelt, 520-626-6154, jasongelt@email.arizona.edu 

7 to 9 p.m.
UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: Doctors of Medicine
(“Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation”)
LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson
(Light reception follows on the lawn of the Arizona State Museum across from Centennial Hall.)
This event also will be broadcast live and archived on the internet at http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu
Media contact: UA Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs, 520-626-7301, public@email.arizona.edu

FRIDAY, MAY 12
9 a.m.
UA College of Pharmacy Convocation
(“Celebrating 70 Years of Leading, Innovating and Achieving”)
LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson
(Reception follows at about 10:30 a.m. on the plaza in front of Centennial Hall.)
This event also will be broadcast live and archived on the internet at http://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu
Media contact: Alli Benjamin, 520-626-3389, abenjamin@pharmacy.arizona.edu

2 to 4 p.m.
UA College of Medicine – Tucson Convocation: undergraduates, Department of Physiology, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a major in physiology
LOCATION: UA Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom, 1303 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson
(Reception follows at approximately 4 p.m.)
Media contact: UA Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs, 520-626-7301, public@email.arizona.edu

SATURDAY, MAY 13
9 to 11 a.m.
UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Convocation
(“Celebrating 17 Years of Promoting the Health of Individuals and Communities, Locally, Nationally and Globally”)
LOCATION: Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. (UA Main Campus), Tucson
(Reception for graduates, family and friends follows at the Women’s Plaza Walkway.)
Media contact: Gerri Kelly, 520-626-9669, cell phone 312-437-7007, gkelly@email.arizona.edu

About the University of Arizona Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs almost 5,000 people, has nearly 1,000 faculty members and garners more than $126 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn)

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