Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2011

05/27/11

Undergraduate Commencement: May 29, 2011, Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre

Master’s and Doctoral Degree Commencement: May 28, 2011, Byron Recreation Complex

Total graduates: 1,718 – Largest Graduating Class in History
            Total doctoral degrees: 46 Largest number of DPT degrees in history
            Total master’s degrees: 700 Largest number of master’s degrees in history
            Total bachelor’s degrees: 971
            Total associate’s degrees: 1

Prestigious scholarships won by graduates: Five Fulbright Fellowships, Two Goldwater Scholarships

States represented by undergraduates: 16, including California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Virginia.

States represented by post-baccalaureate graduates: 38 including Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Virginia.

Top undergraduate programs of study: Biology, Exercise Science, Communication, Nursing, Psychology, Elementary Education, Accounting and Marketing

Top graduate programs of study: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, Occupational Therapy and MBA.

Commencement Speaker:
Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., President of The University of Scranton.

Honorary Degrees:
Freda Adler, Ph.D., director of the Master of Science Program in Criminology and visiting professor in the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Carl J. Kuehner, University of Scranton alumnus and co-founder of Hope for Haiti. 
Msgr. Andrew Martin, president emeritus of Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill N.J. 


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662