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Spring Commencement, May 22

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to Speak at Both Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremonies, Receive Honorary Doctor of Laws; Video Now Available

May 8, 2014
Contact: University Relations
Phone: 410.837.5739

The University of Baltimore will hold commencement ceremonies for its spring 2014 arts and sciences, public affairs and business graduates on Thursday, May 22 at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt. Royal Ave. Commencement for graduate students will take place at 10:30 a.m.; the ceremony for undergraduate students will take place beginning at 2 p.m.

Missed the ceremonies? A video from both ceremonies is now available here.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will provide the twin events’ keynote address. Perez, who formerly taught in the University of Maryland School of Law and also served as the Secretary of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation before joining the federal government, will also receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree, presented by UB Provost Joseph Wood during the afternoon ceremony.

All candidates for degrees will be presented to Merrick School of Business Interim Dean Frank Navratil, College of Public Affairs Dean Stephen L. Percy, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Dean Laura Bryan and President Robert L. Bogomolny, who will then confer degrees and certificates to all graduates. Gary L. Attman, representative of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, Jeff Glock, B.S. '88, president of the UB Alumni Association, Stuart Goldberg, B.A. '70, J.D. '74, executive vice president of the UB Alumni Association, and Bogomolny will greet the graduates and their guests. M.B.A. student Christopher Mattai, graduate student representative, and Nikolay Ratajczak, a senior in the real estate and economic development program and the undergraduate student representative, will offer remarks.

For more information, visit the Graduation website or contact the Office of Community Life and the Dean of Students at 410.837.4755.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the School of Law, the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Public Affairs and the Merrick School of Business.