Bauer College Commencement is Dec. 15

Students Set to Walk Stage for Graduation Ceremony

The C. T. Bauer College of Business will recognize graduating students on Dec. 15 at the college’s Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony.

The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. at the Fertitta Center on the University of Houston Campus. (For logistical information on the event, including parking, student check-in and guest information, click here.)

This semester’s graduating class includes Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science and Ph.D. candidates from the summer and fall semesters. Dean Paul A. Pavlou will honor the degree candidates with remarks.

Honorary Consul to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Counsel and Attorney-at-Law Lynden Rose will serve as the afternoon’s commencement speaker. Rose graduated from UH in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science while also being captain of the basketball team in 1982. He graduated from the UH Law School in 1989 with a Juris Doctorate and has worked as an entrepreneur and attorney for more than 30 years. He also served on the UH System Board of Regents.

The college will share live coverage of the ceremony throughout the evening on Facebook, Instagram and X, using #BauerGrad23. The University will also livestream the ceremony here.

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Lynden B. Rose, Esquire
Honorary Consul, Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Counsel and Attorney-at-Law

As an attorney and entrepreneur, Lynden Rose has been in practice for more than 30 years. He has served as Honorary Consul for the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in the State of Texas since 2014. He has vast legal experience in corporate law, sports and entertainment law, real estate development, construction, and infrastructure.

He has represented several governmental entities and companies in issues involving community interests, impactful initiatives and development projects. Rose’s legal practice and consulting company’s clients include domestic and international organizations and high net worth individual investors, as well as elite professional athletes.

Lynden Rose is an active participant in national and local political, civic and philanthropic activities. Lynden Rose is also Founder and Chairman of National Education and Sports Solutions (NESS), and Founder of the LM Rose Consulting Group.

He was also a former student athlete and captain of the University of Houston basketball team in 1982. Lynden Rose was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers.