Over 1,000 Students Honored at May Commencement

Over 1,000 Students Honored at Lewis University May Commencement Ceremonies

Published: May 12, 2024.



Lewis University celebrated May Commencement ceremonies for more than 1,000 students May 10-11 on the universityís campus in Romeoville.††

The celebration began Friday, with the Graduate Degree Ceremony for the College of Business and the College of Education and Social Sciences, which honors over 200 students receiving certificates of advanced study and masterís degrees, as well as graduates of adult accelerated programs. Naifa Hussein Alturi, Ann Marie Gifford, Gerald Holmes and Charlotte R. Kelly received a Doctor of Education degree.†

The Morning Graduate Degree Ceremony for the College of Aviation, Science and Technology and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences honors about 250 students receiving doctoral degrees, certificates of advanced study, and masterís degrees, as well as graduates of adult accelerated programs. Anne Marie Horne, Kerrie Marie Samuelian and Desiree Merri West received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.†

The Afternoon Undergraduate Degree Ceremony honored more than 300 College of Aviation, Science and Technology, College of Nursing and Health Sciences as well as College of Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications degree recipients.††

Sofia Jehanzeb Khan offered the Lasallian Address, sharing insights on the University Mission values of Knowledge and Association. Khan earned a bachelorís degree in nursing. Also, during the ceremony, Isabel Y. Holguin was recognized with the Father Aquinas Colgan Award for her transformation while earning a bachelorís degree in nursing.†

†The Evening Undergraduate Degree Ceremony honored close to 300 College of Business as well as College of Education and Social Sciences degree recipients. Khan offered the Lasallian Address, sharing insights on the University Mission values of Knowledge and Association.†

A recording of the degree ceremonies is available at lewisu.edu/livecommencement and provided by the Lewis University Television Network and Department of Communications.†††

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.



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