Commencement Office
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Commencement Office Staff

 Dan Bureau

Dr. Daniel Bureau
Director, Student Affairs, Learning and Assessment

  • Provides supervision for Commencement Office staff
  • Aids in the implementation of Commencement Office events, including graduation, honors assembly, and faculty convocation and chairs New Student Convocation
  • Handles issues relative to Commencement Office policies and institutional rules and procedures related to Commencement activities
 Vanessa Muldrow

Coordinator, Commencement and Student Affairs Special Events

Distinguished Employee Award Recipient 2009

  • Plans, organizes, and directs Commencement and Honors Assembly annually
  • Arranges for the ordering and distribution of diplomas, caps and gowns and programs for faculty, doctoral, masters and undergraduate students for each semester
  • Works on/with the committees for Faculty Convocation and New Student Convocation
 Madeline Simington

Ms. Madeline Simington
Administrative Assistant I

Distinguished Employee Award Recipient 2012

  • Front desk/phone reception and assistance with general questions regarding Commencement. Assists Director and Coordinator with duties as needed.
  • Provides Hobsons Retain assistance/training.
  • Processes office accounts payable, diploma reorders, faculty regalia orders, and facilitates Student Affairs staff with loading of Banner activity codes.

To contact the Commencement Staff, please email us at or call 901-678-5547.


The Commencement Office
8th floor of Wilder Tower.
Phone: 901/678-5547
Fax: 901/678-4928

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