|COMMENCEMENT RELATED ACTIVITIES
Information Session / Senior Roll Call
Monday, May 08 - Convocation Center
9:00 a.m. (A&S) / 10:00 a.m. (COP)
College of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 12, Noon, Convocation Center
Baccalaureate Mass & Awards Convocation
Friday, May 12, 5:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Barnes and Noble Bookstore Hours
May 12 - 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Richmond is a strong believer in the value of mentorship in his hometown. He is a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, earned his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, and his Juris Doctorate from the Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans. He is also a graduate of the Harvard University Executive Education Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Richmond’s public service started at age 16 when he started coaching teams at Goretti playground. He firmly believes that neighborhood playgrounds play an important part in instilling core values in our children.
After graduating from law school and passing the Louisiana Bar Exam, Cedric was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives at the age of 26. He served in the legislature for 11 years before his election to Congress in 2010.
Please note that only official University photographers will be allowed on the floor during the Commencement ceremony. Candid Campus Photography will be photographing each student as they receive their degree as well as an official after-shot. These will be available for purchase on their website. Information regarding this will be mailed to the student's home address of record.