Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2012
Commencement: Sunday, May 27
Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre
Principal Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient: Sister Patricia Eck, C.B.S., chairperson of Bon Secours, Inc./Bon Secours Ministries Board of Directors and congregation leader of the Sisters of Bon Secours
Master’s and Doctoral Degree Commencement: Saturday, May 26
Byron Recreation Complex
Principal Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient: Morey Myers, Esq., a founding partner of the Scranton law firm of Myers, Brier & Kelly; one of Pennsylvania’s most respected attorneys and one of Scranton’s most revered community leaders
Total doctoral degrees: 59 Largest number of DPT degrees in history
Total master’s degrees: 762 Largest number of master’s degrees in history
Total bachelor’s degrees: 884
Total associate’s degrees: 4
Presiding over First Commencement: Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., as President of The University of Scranton
Prestigious scholarships won by graduates: Truman Scholarship; Goldwater Scholarship; Two Fulbright Fellowships
States represented by undergraduates: 15, including Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.
States represented by post-baccalaureate graduates: 41 including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
Top undergraduate programs of study: Nursing, Communication, Biology, Accounting, Exercise Science, and Counseling and Human Services.
Top graduate programs of study: Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, MBA, and Occupational Therapy.