May 12, 2017
Saint Vincent College held its 172nd annual spring commencement ceremony on
Saturday, May 12, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Gymnasium on the campus of Saint Vincent College.
Three hundred and twenty-six graduates received bachelor’s or master’s degrees in a traditional public ceremony marking the completion of their studies at Saint Vincent College.
Maxwell King, second from left, president and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation and former executive director of the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College, was recognized with the conferral of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and was the principal speaker.
Other platform participants, from left, were Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president, Saint Vincent College; J. Christopher Donahue, chairman of the board of directors; Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., archabbot and chancellor, Saint Vincent College; and Dr. John Smetanka, vice president for academic affairs and academic dean, Saint Vincent College.
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