UAS Graduation 2017

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Shaun Nesheim, right, 25, and Mischa Jackson, 36, share a moment before the graduation ceremony Sunday at UAS. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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All the graduates are seen at UAS graduation ceremony Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Connie Munro receives her meritorious service award Sunday at the UAS graduation ceremony. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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The graduates make a happy exit with certificates in hand at this year's UAS Graduation Ceremony on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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UAS Chancellor Dr. Richard Caulfield hugs a graduating student on stage during Sunday's graduation ceremony.(Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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The Keex Kwaan and Woosh.ji.een Dancers of all ages attend Sunday's graduation ceremony at UAS. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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David Sheakley, graduating with a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education, comes off the stage with certificate in hand on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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The keex kwaan and Woosh.ji.een Dancers start off the graduation ceremony at UAS on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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JoMarie Alba, graduating with a degree in Marine Biology, laughs with friends before her commencement speech on Sunday at UAS. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Graduates find time for a quick selfie before the Graduation Ceromony on Sunday at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Maike A. Undurraga Perl, right, 37, and Rhawni Lewis, 21, smile ahead of UAS' graduation ceremony on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Graduate Jasmine James, right, 34, and her mother hug before the start of the graduation ceremony Sunday at UAS. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Mikaela Graves 22, graduating with BLA in interdisciplinary studies, attends the UAS graduation ceremony on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Dominique Brinson, 27, is graduating with an associates degree in Process Technology on Sunday at UAS. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Delaney Clodfelter, right, 26, laughs with Cade Scott, 24, before the start of UAS' graduation ceremony on Sunday. Both are receiving a Masters of Arts, Clodfelter in Elementary Education and Scott in Special Education. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Myriah Alderfer, right, 23, and Lauren Culp, 24, give a quick pose before UAS' graduation ceremony on Sunday. (Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire)

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Mikaela Graves 22, graduating with BLA in interdisciplinary studies before the Graduation Ceromony begins on Sunday at UAS

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Delaney Clodfelter 26 (right) graduate of Master's of Arts in Elemtry Ed. and Cade Scott 24 (left) graduate of Master's of Arts in Special Education share a laughing moment together before the Graduation Ceromony on Sunday at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Delaney Clodfelter 26 (right) graduate of Master's of Arts in Elemtry Ed. and Cade Scott 24 (left) graduate of Master's of Arts in Special Education share a laughing moment together before the Graduation Ceromony on Sunday at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Myriah Alderfer 23 (right) and Lauren Culp 24 (left) enjoy time together and give a quick pose before the Graduation Ceromony at UAS on Sunday.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Myriah Alderfer 23 (right) and Lauren Culp 24 (left) enjoy time together and give a quick pose before the Graduation Ceromony at UAS on Sunday.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Dominique Brinson, 27 before the Graduation Ceromony, and graduating with AAS, Process Technology.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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The Graduates make a happy exit with Certificates in hand at this years UAS Graduation Ceromony on Sunday.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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All the Graduates of UAS at this years 2017 Graduation Ceromony on Sunday

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Ms. Connie Munro receiving her Meritorious Service Award on Sunday at UAS Graduation Ceromony

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Dr. Richard Caulfield, UAS Chancellor hugging a Graduating Student on stage with big smiles on Sunday at the UAS Graduation Ceromony.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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David Sheakley-Early 43 Graduating with Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education comes off the stage with certificate in hand on Sunday's Graduation Ceromony at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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David Sheakley-Early 43 Graduating with Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education comes off the stage with certificate in hand on Sunday's Graduation Ceromony at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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The Keex Kwaan and Woosh.ji.een Dancers where present and came in all ages on Sundays Graduation Ceromony at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Ms. JoMarie Alba, Graduate of Marine Biology laughing with friends before her Commencement speech on Sunday at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

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Graduates find time for a quick selfie before the Graduation Ceromony on Sunday at UAS.

by: Lance Nesbitt | For the Juneau Empire

Description

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus held its 46th annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 7, 2017. UAS awarded 651  associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees along with occupational endorsements, certificates, and  professional licensures between its Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan campuses. Read profiles of five UAS graduates here and a feature article on the UAS student graduation speaker here.

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