Commencement 2005

Posted: May 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

PhD candidates
PhD candidates take their place in line before the ceremony begins.
new graduates
The Patriot Center was a sea of green on Saturday, as the Class of 2005 listened intently to Commencement speakers.

Sen. John Warner
Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) delivered the

Commencement address. He also

received a doctoral degree of humane


Earle Williams and Sally Merten
Sally Merten, wife of George Mason President Alan Merten, was honored with a George Mason Medal for her community service. She is shown with Sidney O. Dewberry, rector of the Board of Visitors and a former Mason Medal recipient. Earle Williams, long-time Mason supporter, also received a Mason Medal on Saturday.
President Merten with new grad and mom
President Merten poses for a photo with a new grad and her mother.
commencement participant
Commencement 2005 brought happy smiles to all the participants.

new grad and friend
A new grad celebrates with a friend.
Photos by Evan Cantwell

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