LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A series of commencement ceremonies will be held Friday on the University of Southern California campus.
At 9:00 a.m., the main ceremony will be held at Alumni Park. Oracle Corp. founder and Chairman Larry Ellison, who this week donated $200 million towards the creation of a cancer research institute at USC, will be the keynote speaker.READ MORE: Instagram To Launch Parental Controls In March
Former Trojan football coach Pete Carroll, who now coaches the Seattle Seahawks, will speak at 6:00 p.m. at the USC Marshall School of Business ceremony for graduate students at the Galen Center.READ MORE: Father And Son Arrested For Allegedly Sparking Caldor Fire
One student, Alfonso Gonzales, 96, will finally receive his bachelor of science in zoology nearly 70 years after he first set foot on the Trojan campus.
University officials said Gonzales will become the oldest graduate in the university’s history.
In total, roughly 15,000 students will receive degrees during the commencement ceremonies.MORE NEWS: Sale of Angel Stadium Deemed Illegal By California Department of Housing
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