Rutgers University–Camden held convocation and commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 21, 2015. 


9 a.m.: Convocation and Graduate Commencement 

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

  • All doctoral and master’s degree candidates from the Graduate School, School of Business, and School of Nursing.

Honorary Degree Recipients and Keynote Speakers:

  • Bryan Stevensonpublic interest lawyer, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (Doctor of Laws)
  • Jon Bon Jovi, musician, actor, philanthropist, and board chair of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (Doctor of Letters)

12:30 p.m.: School of Business

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

  • All bachelor’s degree candidates from the School of Business.

Ceremony Speaker:

  • Chris Satullovice president of news and civic dialogue at WHYY

2:30 p.m.: School of Nursing

Athletic and Fitness Center on the RutgersCamden campus

  • All bachelor’s degree candidates from the School of Nursing.

Ceremony Speaker:

  • Gloria Bonilla-SantiagoBoard of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and director, Community Leadership Center

3 p.m.: School of Law

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

Ceremony Speaker:

6 p.m.: Arts and Sciences

Susquehanna Bank Center, One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey

  • All bachelor’s degree candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences and University College.

Ceremony Speaker: