Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:15am
Mercyhurst University Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. David Dausey will be the commencement speaker when Mercyhurst North East graduates 194 students from its associate degree programs on Saturday, May 12, at 3 p.m., in Ligouri Fieldhouse.
Tiffany Kephart, a business administration major, who will receive the Medal of Honor, will also present remarks.
Other student award recipients include Jason Derry, an adult student in the ASN program, who will receive the Robert S. Miller Award, and Katelyn Wiler, a business administration major, the Redemptorist Fathers Award. Damaris Rivera will receive the Letoinne Barnett Memorial Award, given to a graduate of the Booker T. Washington Campus who most exemplifies the "Carpe Diem Spirit" exhibited by Barnett.
Chosen to receive program awards are Alexandra Olszewski, biology; Beth Seymour, business administration; Erin Snyder, computer systems support; Morgan Hammer, criminal justice; George Gilkey III, culinary arts and hospitality management; Justine Trevino, early childhood education; Donavan Brown, health studies; Maggie Pourrajabi, liberal arts; George Ben Custard, medical laboratory technician; Jeanine Duda, associate of science in nursing; Randy Post, occupational therapy assistant; Jamie Daugherty, physical therapist assistant; and Stephanie Bell, respiratory therapist.