In commencement ceremonies will last week, the university awarded 3,113 undergraduate degrees, 923 graduate degrees, 109 law degrees, and 82 veterinary medicine degrees.
Deidria Tankersley grew up dreaming about being a member of UT’s Pride of the Southland Band. Breast cancer threatened to derail her journey, but Tankersley marched on. Now, after three seasons with the Pride of the Southland, she is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in music.
Here is a gallery of photos from the 2018 Aloha Oe ceremony, which celebrates the accomplishments of graduating seniors.
Senior Peter Cates has spent his time at UT molding his future.
UT will welcome a lineup of commencement speakers that includes business leaders, an educator, an elected official, and an accomplished alumna who is a philanthropist, volunteer, social media celebrity, and wife of a country music star.