Towson University expects to award 2,376 baccalaureate degrees, 418 master’s degrees and certificates, and 10 doctoral degrees at its 149th Commencement on Wednesday, May 21; Thursday, May 22; and Friday, May 23.
Six commencement ceremonies will be held at SECU Arena, Towson’s newest athletics venue, as it welcomes thousands of graduates, parents, relatives and friends to celebrate the class of 2014.
President Maravene Loeschke, Provost Timothy Chandler, and faculty and staff leaders will be on hand to graduate the students, as will featured speakers that include members of the Student Government Association, Alumni Association, University System of Maryland Board of Regents, and undergraduate and graduate student representatives.
The May 21 ceremony for the College of Liberal Arts will also feature the Honorable Mary Ellen Barbera ’75, the first female chief judge of Maryland’s Court of Appeals, as she receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Towson University.
The May 22 ceremony for the College of Education will feature Sean McComb, an adjunct faculty member and teacher at Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts. McComb was recently named 2014 National Teacher of the Year.
Grads can also follow the commencement celebration on Facebook via the Towson University and the TU Alumni Association accounts, and on Twitter via @TowsonU and @TowsonUAlumni. Tag tweets and Instagram photos with #towsonALUM to join the conversation and follow the Towson University Instagram, too.