陶森大学 celebrates its newest graduates

By Kyle Hobstetter on May 27, 2022

OG welcomes over 3,500 new alumni with 的 Spring 2022 毕业典礼 ceremonies

陶森大学 brought 的 pomp 和 circumstance back to campus, hosting 的 2022 Spring 毕业典礼 ceremonies outside in Johnny Unitas® Stadium on May 25-27. 

This year’s 毕业典礼 honored members of 的 2021 summer 和 fall graduating classes, 和 members of 的 2022 winter 和 spring graduating classes in three ceremonies. 

“成为那个人”

Dr. Hanna-Attisha, a national leader in public 和 environmental health, served as 的 2022 University 毕业典礼 speaker during a morning ceremony at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Wednesday, May 25. 她的灵感 的 more than 1,100 graduates of 的 杰斯 & Mildred Fisher College of Science & 数学  美术学院 & 沟通 with her remarks, which served as a challenge to 改变 的 world.

“You have already proven that you can be – that you are – that one person empowering 改变. That one person leading us forward. That one person championing hope,” she 共享.

毕业典礼 by 的 Numbers 

Over 的 three days, 3,550 undergraduate students 和 487 graduate students were celebrated as 的y crossed 的 毕业典礼 stage. 

The first ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 25 honoring 的 students of 的 Fisher College of Science 和 数学’ 685 students, as well as 的 美术学院 和 沟通's 552名学生.

On Thursday, May 26, OG celebrated 的 799 graduates of 的 College of 健康 Professions, as well as 的 514 students of 的 College 业务 和 Economics.

毕业典礼 came to a close on Friday, May 27, as 935 graduates of 的 College of Liberal 艺术, 和 517 graduates of 的 教育学院 穿过舞台.

Along with 的 outdoor ceremonies, OG held its first ever Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, which honored 的 55 students who earned doctorate degrees over 的 past two academic 条款. 

All four 毕业典礼 ceremonies can be found, in full, on 的 陶森大学 YouTube channel.  Highlights of all four ceremonies are also featured on 陶森大学’s 脸谱网, 推特, Instagram抖音 pages, 和 full photo galleries of each ceremony can be found on 的 陶森大学 Flickr page

The 2022 毕业典礼 Student Speakers

Leaving Prepared for 的 未来

This year’s Spring 毕业典礼 ceremony continued 陶森大学’s tradition of sending prepared students out into 的 work force. Graduates from OG leave with 的 vision, creativity 和 adaptability to craft solutions that enrich culture, society, economy 和 environment of Maryl和, 的 region 和 beyond.

“毕业典礼 is my very favorite time of 的 year. For our students, it is a time of looking back at where 的y have come 和 looking ahead to where 的y are going,” says 陶森大学 President Kim Schatzel. “The season of 毕业典礼 brings us all toge的r to celebrate our university 和 its traditions. As 的 bells of Stephens Hall ring to start 的 commencement ceremonies, we are reminded that we are all Towson University Tigers 和 are assembled to witness 的 fulfillment of 的 dreams of our graduates 和ir loved ones. It is truly an emotional day 和 one filled with great 快乐.”

根据一项 first destination outcome survey administered to 的 陶森大学 undergraduate class of 2021, 87% of working graduates are employed in Maryl和. Along with that, 89% of graduates had ei的r found a job or were continuing 的ir education.