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Commencement 2017

May 2017 brought cap and gown time once again to Ohio Northern University. More than 660 students earned their degrees this academic year.

On Sunday, May 14, the Raabe College of Pharmacy held its morning ceremony, featuring keynote speaker Tammy M. Stefanovic, a 1988 graduate of the ONU College of Pharmacy and long-time pharmaceutical executive. The undergraduate ceremony took place later that day, with Walter Bettinger II, CEO of the Charles Schwab Corporation, serving as the keynote speaker.

On Sunday, May 21, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, a 1972 graduate of the ONU College of Law, delivered the keynote address for the Pettit College of Law’s ceremony.

Norah Albuhairan laughs as she turns the tassel on her mortar board. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Cody Seiler looks over commencement paperwork. Students held rehearsal for commencement at King Horn Sports Center.

Jon Lisa dances while gathering with other graduates for a group photo. Students held rehearsal for commencement at King Horn Sports Center.

Physical plant employee Garry Sammet moves diplomas at King Horn Sports Center. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Fifth-year pharmacy student Hannah Gustafson places programs at King Horn Sports Center. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Pat Gayetsky lines up with other students. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Wisdom Adaka, Lyndsay Albert and Katherine Albright stand with other graduates. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

President Dan DiBiasio speaks to the crowd. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Kaitlyn Wilson plays with the symphonic band. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Aaron Salwan looks at his diploma. The 133rd annual pharmacy commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 154 graduating students.

Paige Kleindl waits to walk into King Horn Sports Center. The 146th annual undergraduate commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 400 graduating students.

The 146th annual undergraduate commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 400 graduating students.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and President Dan DiBiasio watch as graduates file in. The 133rd annual law commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 85 graduating students.

Fanta Coleman of Columbia, S.C., cheers for her sister, Jessica Simon-Rutledge. The 133rd annual law commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 85 graduating students.

A student walks on stage with her diploma. The 133rd annual law commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 85 graduating students.

Tawana Wyatt of Rochester, N.Y., hugs her goddaughter Jessica Simon-Rutledge. The 133rd annual law commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 85 graduating students.

Amber Paul walks with her boyfriend, Tyler Eiting of Cincinnati, Ohio. The 146th annual undergraduate commencement was held at Ohio Northern University for 400 graduating students.