Quinnipiac University

University to live stream undergraduate Commencements

May 19, 2017

Two students hugging at graduation

Our undergraduate students will line up for six separate Commencement ceremonies on May 20 and 21:

  • John Geanakoplos, professor of economics at Yale University, will deliver the Commencement address to undergraduates who have completed their bachelor’s degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 20. Honorary degrees will go to Irish Sinn Féin MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir and Conor Kenny, managing director of Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway, Ireland.
  • Hap Klopp, founder and CEO of The North Face, will address the undergraduate business graduates. Frank Casanova II, ’80, a senior director for Apple Inc., will receive an honorary degree at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 20.
  • Mary Leighton, executive director of Camp No Limits, will speak to the health sciences students earning bachelor’s degrees, at 5 p.m., on Saturday, May 20.
  • Michele Norris, former NPR host and special correspondent and founder of The Race Card Project, will deliver the Commencement address to students in the School of Communications at 9 a.m., on Sunday, May 21. Armen Keteyian, a correspondent for “60 Minutes Sports” and “60 Minutes,” will receive an honorary degree.
  • Mary Blankson, chief nursing officer at Community Health Center, will address undergraduate nursing graduates at 1 p.m., on Sunday, May 21.
  • Greg Oneglia, vice chairman of O&G Industries, addresses the School of Engineering graduates at 5 p.m., on Sunday, May 21.
Each Commencement will be live streamed at now.qu.edu — beginning shortly before the start of each ceremony.

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