Chicago State University celebrated its 353rd Commencement on December 19, 2013 in
a ceremony at the Jones Convocation Center.
Nearly 500 graduates in both bachelor and master degree programs were welcomed by
Interim Provost Dr. Angela Henderson, CSU President Dr. Wayne D. Watson and Chair
of the CSU Board of Trustees Mr. Anthony Young as well as Doctoral Candidate Howard
An inspirational Commencement Address was given by Mr. Earl Jones, President and Market
Manager for Clear Channel Media Chicago, which operates multiple radio stations across
various markets. Mr. Jones has previously been honored one of Chicago United's Business
Leaders of Color and is a former NFL player.
For more photos of the 353rd Commencement Ceremony, click HERE.