GW 2015 Commencement


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Commencement Week 2016: Thursday, May 12 to Sunday, May 15

University Commencement: May 15, 2016

Congratulations GW Class of 2015!

George Washington University 2015 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Apple CEO Tim Cook

Student Speaker: U.S. Marine Capt. Richard Ruiz

Capping Off a GW Career: Here's to You, Class of 2015!

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2015 Commencement Speakers

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, is the 2015 Commencement speaker.

Tim Cook, Apple CEO and University Commencement Speaker

As this year’s University Commencement speaker, Mr. Cook will receive an honorary doctorate of public service and deliver remarks to an estimated 25,000 graduates and guests at a ceremony like no other in the world on the National Mall.

Meet the University Commencement Speaker
Richard Ruiz, the 2015 student speaker.

Richard Ruiz, 2015 Student Speaker

Graduate student and U.S. Marine Captain Richard Ruiz has been chosen as the 2015 student speaker for Commencement. He will share his story of becoming a teenage father and husband, then perservering to become a decorated officer and earning an advanced degree.

Meet the student speaker