Graduates of the Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) attended a diploma ceremony and reception on Saturday, May 20, 2023 in New Orleans. Watch the video to see some of the special moments from the day's events.
AJ Durand, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive UX/UI Design from SoPA, and is an award-winning designer who developed a phone application, through which people could rate public bathrooms, noting whether they were accessible and safe for gender non-conforming people.
The advocacy of Khamani “Gigi” Williamson, a Master of Public Administration graduate of the Class of 2023 and recipient of a Tulane 34 award, resulted in the development of a law course within the program.
Victor Calero-Hernandez, a School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) graduate who earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Dr. Gisela Spieker Prize, which is awarded to exemplary first-generation college graduates