Almost 1,300 Students Honored at Lewis University May Commencement Ceremonies
Published: May 7, 2023.
Lewis University celebrated May Commencement ceremonies for more than 1,300 students May 5-6 on the universityís campus in Romeoville.††
Recordings of the degree ceremonies are available online at youtube.com/LewisUniversity by the Lewis University Television Network and Department of Communications.†
The celebration began Friday, with the Graduate Degree Ceremony for the College of Aviation, Science and Technology and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which honored almost 350 students receiving certificates of advanced study and masterís degrees, as well as graduates of adult accelerated programs.††
The Morning Graduate Degree Ceremony for the College of Business and the College of Education and Social Sciences, honored more than 300 students receiving doctoral degrees, certificates of advanced study, and masterís degrees, as well as graduates of adult accelerated programs. Rafah Hassan Faraj and Miguel Stepto Millett earned a Doctor of Education degree.†
The Afternoon Undergraduate Degree Ceremony honored more than 300 College of Business, College Education and Social Sciences as well as College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications degree recipients. Tyler Samaras offered the Lasallian Address, sharing insights on the University Mission values of Knowledge and Association. Samaras earned a bachelorís degree in business administration.†
†The Evening Undergraduate Degree Ceremony honored more than 300 College of Aviation, Science and Technology, as well as College of Nursing and Health Sciences degree recipients. Again, Samaras offered the Lasallian Address, sharing insights on the University Mission values of Knowledge and Association. Also, during the ceremony, Andrea Martinez was recognized with the Father Aquinas Colgan Award for her transformation while earning a bachelorís degree in biology.†
Aviation leader Dolores Pavletic í83, B.A., received an honorary doctorate degree and addressed the graduates. The Lewis University alumna†has devoted her lifeís work to aviationĖserving as an accomplished commercial pilot, exceptional administrative leader, generous mentor, and a determined advocate for women and other underrepresented groups in the aviation industry.†
Visit lewisu.edu/commencement/ for more information.†
Lewis University is an innovative Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, and globally-connected graduates who impact the world for the better. Visit www.lewisu.edu for further information.