For our students, their families and the University community, Commencement is the culminating event of the Kettering experience. 

The successful completion of a Kettering degree is an enormous accomplishment, worthy of celebration and public acknowledgment. 


Gerald Johnson is Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing and a 1985 graduate of Kettering University.

Gerald Johnson '85

Commencement Address Speaker
General Motors Company
Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing

Emily Poirier, Class of 2020 and 2021

Emily Poirier

Class of 2020 Student Speaker
BS Mechanical Engineering - 2020
MS Engineering Management - 2021
Sobey Scholar
Honor societies
Gamma Sigma Alpha, Kappa Mu Epsilon, National Order of Omega, Pi Tau Sigma, Rho Lambda, Robot Honor Society

Andrew Gomez, Class of 2021

Mr. Andrew Gomez

Class of 2021 Student Speaker
BS Mechanical Engineering
Summa Cum Laude
Sobey Scholar
Honor Societies
Gamma Sigma Alpha, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Pi Tau Sigma, Robot Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi

Classes of 2020 & 2021


You received scholarships thanks to alumni before you. Now you can pay it forward with a gift to support fellow bulldogs.

Your donation of $21.21 or more makes a huge impact and earns you a pair of Philanthropy Cords to wear at Commencement.

General Determination is showing off his Philanthropy Cords word at Commencement by those who give to the Senior Class Gift.