176th Commencement

The College granted 551 degrees to 526 graduating seniors and honorary doctorates to four distinguished leaders on May 21. The Commencement speaker, Gwen Ifill, moderator of PBS’ Washington Week and senior correspondent for The PBS Newshour, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Journalism degree. Also honored were the Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president of College of the Holy Cross (Doctor of Humane Letters); Wilbur W. (Billy) Oaks ’51, retired professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and founder of Body and Soul, the Saint John’s Hospice homeless soccer team program (Doctor of Public Service); and Sal Panto Jr., mayor of the City of Easton (Doctor of Public Service).

See full coverage of the 176th Commencement on the web.