Penn State set to graduate more than 3,500 students

From CDT staff reportsDecember 20, 2013 

Students study for finals at Penn State’s Pattee Library on Wednesday.

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    Penn State graduation

    Schreyer Honors College

    5 p.m. Friday

    The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

    Undergraduate

    Saturday

    9 a.m.: College of Agricultural Sciences, Smeal College of Business, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Information Sciences and Technology

    12:30 p.m.: College of Arts and Architecture, College of Communications, College of Education, College of Health and Human Development, College of the Liberal Arts, College of Nursing, Eberly College of Science

    Bryce Jordan Center

    Graduate

    4:30 p.m. Saturday

    Bryce Jordan Center

Final exams wrap up this week at Penn State’s University Park campus, and on Saturday, more than 3,500 students are expected to graduate.

At University Park, 10 students are expected to have earned their associate degrees; 2,662 students will receive their baccalaureate degrees; 715 students are expected to be awarded their master’s degrees; and 203 students are expected to earn their doctoral degrees.

Penn State President Rodney Erickson will make the commencement address at the undergraduate graduations, slated for 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Neil Sharkey, interim vice president for research at Penn State, will deliver the address during the graduate school ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, also at the Jordan Center.

The Schreyer Honors College medals ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.

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