School of International Service Ceremony
The American University School of International Service commencement ceremony featured the Honorable Aaron S. Williams, director of the Peace Corps. "Every student at the School of International Studies is an authentic reason for hope," Williams said. "And every graduate is another victory for the forces of good in this world."
SIS bachelor's degree recipient and Carlton Savage Award winner Günperi Sisman delivered the student address. Additional award recipients included Annie J. Adam, winner of the Fletcher Scholar Award, and Quinn Kathleen Pregliasco, winner of the Kinsman-Hurst Award.
Provost Scott Bass celebrated Dean Louis W. Goodman, who is retiring from the university. Dean Goodman recognized retiring Prof. John M. Richardson, Jr.
Read Aaron S. Williams' full speech (as prepared)