Assumption College to award 600 degrees at 92nd Commencement Saturday

Assumption will award more than 400 bachelors degrees, as well as masters and associates degrees, and certificates of advanced graduate studies on Saturday at the 92nd Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., on the H.L. Rocheleau Athletic Field on campus.  Anne Lynam Goddard ‘77, president and CEO of Christian Children’s Fund, will deliver the Commencement address and receive an honorary degree. Honorary degrees also will be conferred upon two Georgetown University professors emeriti, Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., Ph.D., who pioneered Catholic medical ethics, and Rev. James V. Schall, S.J., a legendary political philosophy professor, prolific author and advocate for liberal arts education. Valedictorian Lindsay Houle will address her classmates and the thousands of family and friends gathered for this special day. Salutatorian Ukeme Esiet will introduce the Commencement speaker.

For more information about Commencement 2009, as well as to stream the Commencement exercises, visit our Commencement homepage.

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