Annual University commencement ceremonies are held in May. Students who complete their degree programs in August or December may attend the May commencement ceremony following completion or, with the approval of the Dean's Office, in the preceding Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Mae Jemison, MD

The 2018 Creighton University commencement speaker is Mae Jemison, MD, a professor-at-large at Cornell University. Jemisonís career spans science, arts, culture, language and technology. In 1992, she became the first African-American woman in space, making 126 orbits around Earth on the space shuttle Endeavor. Jemison will deliver the commencement address for both morning and afternoon ceremonies.


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