Celebrate your achievement.

Executive Degree Programs Graduate Recognition Ceremony

We're proud of you and excited to celebrate your achievement. With great disappointment, however, we must express our pride from a distance. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's graduation ceremony will be in the form of a pre-recorded video.

Video tribute to your hard work from Kelley, EDP leadership

We encourage you to celebrate your achievement with your family and friends. Your Graduate Recognition Ceremony video will include heartfelt and inspiring addresses. Speakers will include:

  • Kelley School of Business Dean Idalene "Idie" Kesner, Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Managment
  • EDP Faculty Chair Richard J. Magjuka, Fred G. Steingraber Chair in Distributed Education
  • EDP Class of 2020 Graduate Finn Doherty, Trane Technologies, IT Director
  • Kelley MBA Alumnus Lake Dawson. The featured speaker, Dawson is assistant director of college scouting for the National Football League's Buffalo Bills and a former member of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Indianapolis Colts. He delivered this speech during the 2019 ceremony for graduates.
  • Enjoy congratulatory messages from:
    • Rockney G. Walters, Professor of Marketing
    • Steven F. Kreft, Clinical Professor of Business Economics
    • Ellie Mafi-Kreft, Clinical Associate Professor of Business Economics
    • Carl Briggs, Clinical Professor of Operations & Decision Technologies
    • Brenda Bailey-Hughes, Senior Lecturer
    • UshaVenkataramanan, EDP Executive Director

Celebrate on social media with others in the Class of 2020 with #KelleyGrad.


We wish you the best as you move forward with the knowledge gained from your time with Executive Degree Programs.

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