Gannon University Celebrates Record-Breaking Spring Commencement Saturday
Posted: May 5, 2016
Gannon University President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., will recognize
graduates at the University's Spring Commencement ceremony, to be
held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at Erie Insurance Arena.
Gannon will award a record-breaking 925 degrees that include 51
students earning doctoral degrees, 365 earning master's degrees, 484 earning bachelor's degrees, 24 earning associate's degrees and a post-master's certificate. Students from 17 nations will
be earning degrees on Saturday. Including students earning degrees
at the December 2015 ceremony, Gannon University will have a
graduating class of nearly 1,200 for the 2015-16 Academic Year in
the University's three academic Colleges: the College of
Engineering and Business, the College of Humanities, Education and
Social Sciences and the Morosky College of Health Professions and
Sciences. Additionally, six Gannon University cadets from the Pride
of PA Battalion, U.S. Army ROTC will be commissioned as second
lieutenants in a morning ceremony.
This year's keynote speaker is the Brigadier General Timothy J.
Hilty, Assistant Adjutant General of the Pennsylvania Army National
Guard. Brig. Gen. Hilty will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters
degree, honoris causa.