THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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MUSICAL MOMENT

Graduating senior Robert Graham '09 is joined at Commencement by fellow student Crystal Morris '12 for a stirring rendition of "The Prayer" from "Quest for Camelot." Jeoffre Duplessis '11 provided piano accompaniment. You can view the performance and other commencement highlights HERE.


Photo by Irving Johnson III

 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

National political strategist Donna Brazile, who delivered the keynote address at Commencement, accepts her honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from President Norman C. Francis as XU Board of Trustees chair Dr. Myron Moorehead looks on.


Photo by Irving Johnson III

 

whitaker HONORED GUEST

Award winning actor-director-producer Forest Whitaker receives his honorary Doctor of Arts and Humane Letters degree from XU President Norman C. Francis during the 2009 Commencement ceremony.


Photo by Irving Johnson III
jubs JUBILARIANS

Members of the Class of '59 gathered for a small reunion and then helped spice up the Commencement proceedings with their presence: (from left) Lorraine Detiege, Jeneice Houze, Victor Labat, Gwendolyn Hawkins and Wyatt DeJoie.


Photo by Irving Johnson III
cruise ALUMNI CRUISE

Chalisa Warren '96 (left) and Demetria George Caston '98 party during the Dallas/Fort Worth TX Alumni Chapter's Memorial Day Cruise.
 

Photo courtesy of Dallas/Ft. Worth Alumni
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MURAL MURAL ON THE WALL

Seniors Paris Florence (left) and Meaghan Triplett of New Orleans put the finishing touches on a whimsical mural created by artist Elizabeth Traina for the Speech Pathology’s audiology booth, designed to soften the apprehension levels of their younger clients.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

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