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Houston Symphony Welcomes CHSS, CPS Graduates for Hooding Ceremony, Celebration

The evening of Friday, May 22 marked a special occasion for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Public Service.

The spring 2015 hooding ceremony was held for graduates from the Master of Arts in Non-Profit Management, Master of Science in Technical Communication, Master of Arts in Teaching, and Master of Science in Criminal Justice programs at Jones Hall. President Flores opened the ceremony, followed by the evening's hosts - CHSS Dean DoVeanna Fulton and CPS Interim Dean Leigh Van Horn.

This year's hooding ceremony was a significant moment for the Master of Arts in Non-Profit Management (MANPM), as this was their first graduating class. To commemorate this special event, Mark Hanson, executive director and CEO of the Houston Symphony and member of the MANPM advisory group, offered space in Jones Hall for the occasion. Following the ceremony, the graduates were invited to attend the "Pops" performance at the Houston Symphony, making for night the graduates and their families will surely remember.