Gannon University Celebrates Winter Commencement Sunday

Posted: December 6, 2017

Gannon University President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., will recognize graduates at Gannon University's Winter Commencement ceremony, to be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Hammermill Center.

Gannon will award 256 degrees, including 5 doctoral degrees, 151 master's degrees, 96 bachelor's degrees and 4 associate's degrees.  Four students will graduate summa cum laude. Students from 14 nations will be earning degrees on Sunday. 

This year's keynote speaker is Erie Mayor Joseph E. Sinnott '88, who is completing his third and final term as the city's mayor. Sinnott will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters degree, honoris causa, at the ceremony.

Commencement Events

BACCALAUREATE MASS

Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location: Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel, 520 Peach St.

COMMENCEMENT INTERVIEWS

Time: 1-1:50 p.m.

Location: Hammermill Center

Available: Lawrence T. Persico, Bishop, Diocese of Erie; Keith Taylor, Ph.D., President, Gannon University; Erie Mayor Joseph E. Sinnott, Commencement speaker

COMMENCEMENT LINE UP OF GRADUATES

Time: 1:15-2 p.m.

Location: Hammermill Center

COMMENCEMENT

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Hammermill Center