BGSU TO HOLD SUMMER COMMENCEMENT
The University will honor its summer graduates on Saturday (Aug. 9) during a commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. on the University Hall lawn. Among the 1,016
diplomas to be awarded are 51 associate, 545 bachelor's, 302 master's and 34 doctoral degrees.
|Ernest Novak '69
The graduates range in age from 18 to 64. The youngest is receiving an associate degree and the oldest a master's degree. There are also 77 international
students representing 26 countries.
The commencement speaker is 1969 graduate Ernest Novak. After receiving his Master of Accountancy from BGSU, he spent 34 years at the prominent firm Ernst
& Young, retiring as managing partner of the Cleveland office. He remains active in the business community, serving on the board of directors for three
Fortune 1000 companies. The BGSU accounting department has named Novak an "Alumnus of the Year" in recognition of his successful career in public