Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2013

05/25/13

Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2013

Undergraduate Commencement: Sunday, May 26

Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre
Principal Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient: Sandra Postel, a respected author, scholar, lecturer and consultant on global water protection, and director of the Global Water Policy Project.

Master’s and Doctoral Degree Commencement: Saturday, May 25

Byron Recreation Complex
Principal Speaker: Austin Burke H’98, president of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.

Total graduates: 1,735 (Largest TOTAL number of degrees in history)

Total doctoral degrees: 65 Largest number of DPT degrees in history
Total master’s degrees: 748
Total bachelor’s degrees: 918
Total associate degrees: 4

Prestigious scholarships won by graduates: Truman Scholarship; Goldwater Scholarship; Five Fulbright Fellowships; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship.

States represented by undergraduates: 13, including Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

States represented by post-baccalaureate graduates: 38 including Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

Top undergraduate programs of study: Biology, Nursing, Accounting, Exercise Science, Communication, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

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


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