Prelude – 5:45 p.m.

Countdown to Commencement
Faculty, staff and special guests congratulate the graduates of 2020

Ceremony – 6:00 p.m.

“We Are Ready Now”
A poem by Chris “The Poetry Fox” Vitiello, NC State University Libraries
Welcome and Introduction Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Unforgettable Experiences Emma Carter McBride
2019-2020 Student Body President
Class of 2020 by the Numbers Melanie Flowers
2020-2021 Student Body President
Introduction of Honorary Degree Dr. Hans Kellner
Chair of the Faculty
Conferring of Honorary Degree Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Commencement Address Christina Hammock Koch ’01, ’02
NASA Astronaut
“The Road Home”
Performed by the NC State University Chorale
Directed by Dr. Nathan Leaf
Address to Fellow Graduates Brendan Roess, B.S., Biological Sciences
Chloe Whealan, B.A., Psychology
Conferring of Degrees Deans of the Colleges
Turning of the Tassel Emma Carter McBride
2019-2020 Student Body President
Congratulations Ben Kinney
President, NC State Alumni Association
Board of Directors


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