University announces commencement speakers


Josh Elliott of “Good Morning America and Jessica Jackley, co-founder of KIVA, a microlending website, will address students and receive honorary degrees at the 82nd undergraduate ceremonies on Sunday, May 19. Jackley will address College of Arts and Sciences and School of Business students at our 10 a.m. ceremony. James W. McGlothlin, chairman and CEO of The United Co. and a Quinnipiac Business Leader Hall of Fame honoree, will also receive an honorary degree at the ceremony. Elliott will address School of Communications, School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing students at 3 p.m.

The Honorable Dennis G. Eveleigh, a Connecticut Supreme Court justice, will address the University’s graduating School of Law students on Sunday, May 12. He will also receive an honorary degree.

Denise D’Ascenzo, weekday anchor of WFSB-TV’s 5:30 and 6 p.m. newscasts, will address students at the university’s graduate Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12. She will also receive an honorary degree.

Quinnipiac will once again sponsor a Commencement Fair on the Mount Carmel Campus on Monday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Tuesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Piazza of the Carl Hansen Student Center. It will also be held on the North Haven Campus on Wednesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives from all offices involved in commencement will distribute caps and gowns and answer questions.

Categories: College of Arts and Sciences, News, School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing

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