Gannon University Celebrates Record-Breaking Spring Commencement Saturday
Posted: May 6, 2015
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 906 degrees that include 45
students earning doctoral degrees, 353 earning master's degrees,
483 earning bachelor's degrees and 25 earning associate's degrees.
Students from 14 nations will be earning degrees on Saturday.
Including students earning degrees at the December 2014 ceremony,
Gannon University will have a graduating class in excess of 1,100
for the 2014-15 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
This year's keynote speaker is the Rev. Thomas M. Rosica,C.S.B., English language assistant to the Holy See Press Office in
Vatican City. Fr. Rosica will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters
degree, honoris causa at the ceremony.