Short Takes – Kisha Patel of Havana set to graduate from the University of Georgia

Kisha Yogesh Patel is among the more than 7,000 candidates for graduation in the University of Georgia’s Class of 2023 who will be celebrated during commencement exercises this week.Patel, of Havana, Fla, is a candidate for a BSHP Health Promotion.

“We are delighted to celebrate the incredible achievements of our University of Georgia students in the Class of 2023,” said President Jere W. Morehead. “Commencement offers students, friends and families an opportunity to recognize the tireless dedication UGA students have shown during their time on campus. We look forward to seeing all the great things these students will go on to do as alumni of the University of Georgia.”

The spring graduate ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11, while the spring undergraduate ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 12. Both ceremonies will take place in Sanford Stadium. Leah Brown, an orthopedic surgeon, military veteran, UGA alumna and All-American for the GymDogs, will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address. 

Charles S. Bullock, University Professor of Public and International Affairs and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, will deliver the graduate commencement address.

For additional details and a complete 2023 Commencement schedule, visit UGA’s Commencement website,


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