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CHC Celebrates 89th Commencement

CHC Celebrates 89th Commencement

Commencement 2015
Faculty line the steps to greet their soon-to-be former students as they process as part of the annual tradition.
Linda Johnson

CHC will celebrate its 89th Commencement on Saturday, May 14, when nearly 400 students will receive their diplomas.

Graduates from the School of Undergraduate Studies will join those from the School of Continuing & Professional Studies and the School of Graduate Studies in the traditional procession down the hill from Fournier Hall as faculty line the route, cheering them on.

The 2016 Commencement speaker is The Honorable Kevin M. Dougherty, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and father of Sean Dougherty, who will graduate with a degree in political science. Justice Dougherty also will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

Three additional honorary degrees will be awarded this year. John F. Haught, Ph.D., a research professor at Georgetown University, will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters. Carol McCullough Fitzgerald, a former member of the College’s board of directors and Executive Director of The Pennsylvania Society, will receive a Doctor of Laws degree. The Honorable James J. Fitzgerald, III, Senior Judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, also will receive a Doctor of Laws degree.

Read more at www.chc.edu/commencement.

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