Highlights from Commencement 2022
- BY Cal State East Bay
- PHOTOGRAPHY BY Garvin Tso
- May 17, 2022
More than 176 staff and faculty worked at 19 ceremonies for more than 840 volunteer hours.
Cal State East Bay celebrated its 62nd Commencement Ceremonies May 12-15, honoring the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022. More than 50,000 guests joined us on the Hayward campus–one of the first in-person college graduation events in the region in two years.
Take a look at our commencement photo gallery.
Class of 2022 By The Numbers
|Youngest/oldest undergrad||18 and 82|
- 19,000 views of ceremonies on YouTube
- Half a million social media impressions
- Most used hashtag: #CSUEBgrad
- Favorite post: Graduates’ fanciful caps
The Signature on the Diploma
President Cathy Sandeen grew up just a few miles from the Cal State East Bay campus and shares an important trait with many of our students: she is also a first-gen CSU graduate. This weekend, she…
- Presided over 15 ceremonies
- Logged 28,243 steps
- Wore one pair of sparkly red shoes (and danced with Dean Williams, too!)
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Cal State East Bay in the News
More than 62.8 million viewers/readers in the Bay Area and beyond! Stories featured on KPIX, KTVU, NBC Bay Area, KCBA Salinas CW, Yahoo!, ABC-7, KCRA Sacramento, KION Monterey and Bay Area News Group.
Check out this great video segment from KPIX
Wayne Jordan, Dana King and Kristi Yamaguchi received honorary doctorates from the CSU.
It Takes a Village
More than 176 staff and faculty worked at 19 ceremonies for more than 840 hours of volunteer hours, handing out 57,000 programs and cleaning our 342-acre campus. Thank you for supporting our students!