Indiana University of
Pennsylvania will hold commencement ceremonies May 10 at 9:00 a.m. and at 1:30
p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC) for more than 1,950
The ceremonies will combine undergraduate and graduate students. All
students participating in the ceremonies will be recognized by
name and congratulated on stage. IUP President Michael Driscoll will preside. Visit the Commencement webpage for more
information on which ceremony you should attend and what time graduates must
arrive at the KCAC.
1,636 bachelor’s degree
307 master’s degree
51 doctoral degree
4 associate degree
95 from Fine Arts
578 from Health and Human
223 from Natural Sciences and
313 from the Eberly College of
Business and Information Technology
196 from Education and
231 from Humanities and Social
will feature as the keynote speaker Terry Dunlap, a 1981 IUP marketing graduate
and executive vice president of ATI Flat Rolled Products Group. Dunlap, of
Pittsburgh, is a Blairsville native. He will recognized at each ceremony for receiving an honorary doctor of
public service degree.
The ceremonies also will continue
the tradition of honoring the 50-year reunion class, this year the Class of
1964, which will lead the procession into Ed Fry Arena during the morning
student speaker for the morning will be Abbie Marie Bender, a biology and philosophy double
major with a chemistry minor from Waynesboro. Kasi Hicks, a
communications media major with a minor in journalism from Harrisburg, will speak in the
of 19 students will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States
Army at both the morning ceremony and the afternoon ceremony.
For the commencement
ceremonies, parking on campus will be open to all visitors, except in the following
areas: the Clark Hall parking lot, closed for construction; portions of the Miller
Stadium parking lot, reserved for handicapped parking; and the Kovalchick
Complex VIP parking area, in front of the building, and loading dock area.
Police officers will be at each intersection from Grant Street south to the
Kovalchick Complex to assist visitors.
Many departments are holding
individual commencement ceremonies. A complete list is available on the IUP
commencement website. Details about live webcasts of the commencement ceremonies are also available
on the website.
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