Commencement

Commencement

Saturday, December 15 • 10:00 am

Celebrate the graduating Class of 2018! Join us for our Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Mason Activity Center.

Commencement Speaker

Rob MaaddiA multi-media personality, bestselling author and speaker, Rob Maaddi has covered the NFL and Philadelphia sports full-time for The Associated Press for nearly 20 years. Rob is a sports talk show host at 97.5 The Fanatic and the host and founder of the syndicated radio show Faith On The Field, which originated on 610 ESPN Philly in April 2017.

Rob has written or co-written eight books, including Football Faith and Baseball Faith. His most recent release is Birds of Pray: The Story of The Philadelphia Eagles’ Faith, Brotherhood, and Super Bowl Victory. Rob is a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voter and past president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

Rob has appeared locally on NBC Sports Philadelphia and FOX 29 Good Day Philadelphia and nationally on CNN, ESPN, MSNBC, Sirius XM, FOX News, and numerous other radio and television stations across the United States and Canada.

A Philadelphia native, Rob received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Rutgers-Camden University and a Master of Journalism from Temple University. 

Full Event Schedule

Friday, December 14

Time Event/Location
9:30 am Undergraduate Commencement Rehearsal (Dual-Level degree included)
Gymnasium, MAC
10:30 am Undergraduate Brunch
Furman Dining Commons, MAC
5 pm Graduate and Degree Completion Commencement Rehearsal
Gymnasium, MAC
5:30–6:30 pm Hors d’Oeuvres (Graduates)
Upper Lobby, MAC
6–7 pm Degree Completion Graduation Chapel and Reception
Highlander Café
6:30 pm Graduate Commencement Banquet
Furman Dining Commons, MAC

Saturday, December 15

Time Event/Location
8–9 am Buffet Breakfast
All graduates, family, and friends are invited to enjoy breakfast. COST: $5.75 per person (pay at the door)
Furman Dining Commons, MAC
9 am Gymnasium Doors Open
9:15 am Graduate Check-In
Gymnasium, MAC
10 am Commencement Ceremony
Gymnasium, MAC
12–1 pm Lunch Buffet
All graduates, family, and friends are invited to a buffet lunch. COST: $6.75 per person (pay at the door)
Furman Dining Commons, MAC

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