Graduates of the School of Business and the School of Human Sciences and Humanities will be recognized at the noon ceremony and addressed by HCA Gulf Coast Division President and Distinguished Alumna Maura Walsh, while the 5 p.m. ceremony will honor students from the School of Education and the School of Science and Computer Engineering and be addressed by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
Graduating students may invite as many guests as they wish. Attendance is free, but parking rates vary around the venue.
Maura Walsh was appointed president of HCA Gulf Coast Division, headquartered in Houston, Texas, in 2004, and she has served in this role for 12 years. She has operational responsibility for HCA’s 15 hospitals, eight ambulatory surgery centers, seven freestanding emergency centers and a regional transfer center. As president of the HCA Gulf Coast Division, she is committed to continuing HCA’s legacy of quality, compassionate care.