KENT NISHIMURA | Times
Stuart Silverman, dean of the Honors College at the University of South Florida, walks off stage at the end of Friday's commencement exercises at the USF Sun Dome. Silverman has served as graduation announcer for the past 26 years, calling the names of tens of thousands of seniors. This will be his last year, however. Silverman is retiring. Commencement exercises at USF continue through tonight. Nearly 6,500 diplomas will be awarded in all.