SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES AND ARTS
Performed by UC Merced graduate, Carlin Coleman
Ish Verduzco, Alumnus from the Class of 2014 addresses Graduates
Xiaolong “Harry” Chen addresses his fellow Graduates
UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
President Michael V. Drake congratulates the Class of 2020
BOARD OF REGENTS
A message from the Chair of the UC Board of Regents, Regent John Pérez
UC Merced Faculty celebrates the Class of 2020
Carlin Coleman, Class of 2020
Carlin Coleman, an Environmental Engineering major from Sacramento, was selected as this year’s commencement student singer. Coleman leaves her mark as a student leader of the National Society of Black Engineers and helping achieve campus’s carbon neutrality goal as the Green Offices Program Coordinator for the Office of Sustainability. Singing allows her to express herself and is the perfect way she can give back to UC Merced, a place she felt at home.
Harry Chen, Class of 2020
Harry Chen, a double major in Applied Mathematics and Physics, will represent the graduating class as student speaker. Chen, who hails from Shanghai, China, has interned at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, served as president of the university’s Society of Physics Students, and tutored fellow students in math and physics.
Ish Verduzco, Class of 2014
Ish Verduzco is a marketing and social media professional. Having worked for LinkedIn and Snap Inc. (Snapchat), he currently serves as director of growth and marketing at Crave It, a Los Angeles-based startup. Verduzco is also a self-development author and blogger with a book titled "How Successful People Get Ish Done: A 7 Step Framework to Achieve Your Goals".