Graduation Celebrations

COVID-19 Impacts

Due to the broad impacts of the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), graduation celebrations are impacted at all levels. For University Commencement Exercises and celebrations, check for updates here. ECE will continue to celebrate our graduates in addition to University Commencement. 

ECE Celebration of Graduates
Spring 2021

We’re looking forward to recognizing our graduating students as they celebrate this step of their academic journey and prepare to move forward to the next phase of their lives.

While walking down the aisle of Reynolds Coliseum is currently not possible, we’re pleased to host a Celebration of Graduates virtually on the former date of the ECE Commencement Ceremony. This live event will be broadcast to you, your families, and friends via the NC State YouTube account at 10:00 am on May 14, 2021.

The Celebration of Graduates will feature ECE Faculty and Staff, with graduating senior Jon Vincent Medenilla as a student speaker and Frankie Myers, Director of Engineering, Lucira Health.

If you have any questions, please email ece-graduation@ncsu.edu.

Frankie Myers

Director of Engineering, Lucira Health

Dr. Frankie Myers is a medical device engineer passionate about improving access to healthcare and empowering individuals to make better health decisions. As a founding engineer at Lucira Health, Inc., he led a team to develop and launch the world's first at-home molecular COVID-19 test.

Prior to that, he was a staff research engineer and lecturer at UC Berkeley, focusing on medical instrumentation for global health.

He holds an Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from NC State University and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley

Jon Vincent Medenilla

Class of 2021

Mr. Vincent Medenilla is graduating this May with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering degree. His family moved to the United States from the Philippines 5 years ago. He then transferred to NC State from Wake Tech in 2018, obtaining the Goodnight Scholarship. While at NC State, he has been a member of the ECE Ambassadors and has served as the Public Relations officer. He has also been involved with Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity, served as a student senator in the Student Government, and served as a mentor in the Goodnight Scholars Program. Vincent also participated in two Alternative Service Break trips: Washington D.C. (Homelessness and Food Insecurity) and Costa Rica (Sustainability). His work experience includes interning with RMF Engineering and Dewberry Engineers, as well as participating in the REU program.

After graduation, Vincent will work as a Software Development Intern at NetApp, before starting his Master of Engineering in ECE degree at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he plans on specializing in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence.

Past Graduation Ceremonies

Fall 2020

The Fall Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on December 4, 2020 in at 10:30 am.
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Spring 2020

The Spring Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on May 7, 2020 in at 1:00 pm.
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Fall 2019

The Fall Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony held on December 20, 2019 in Reynolds Coliseum at 4:00 pm.
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Spring 2019

The Spring Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony held on May 10, 2019 in Reynolds Coliseum at 9:00 am.
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Fall 2018

The Fall Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony held on December 19, 2018 in Reynolds Coliseum at 1:30 pm.
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Spring 2018

The Spring Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony held on May 10, 2018 in Reynolds Coliseum at 2:00 pm.
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Fall 2017

The Fall Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony held on December 15, 2017 in Reynolds Coliseum at 1:30 pm.
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Spring 2016

The Spring Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2016 in McKimmon Center at 7:30 pm.
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Fall 2016

The Fall Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony held on December 15, 2016 in Reynolds Coliseum at 10:00 am.
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Spring 2015

The Spring Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony held on December 16, 2015 in McKimmon Center at 5:30 pm.
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