2021 Commencement

2021 Commencement

Dean Nawal Ammar and CHSS Faculty Congratulate the Class of 2021

Celebrating our Class of 2021!

Join in the Celebration

The College of Humanities & Social Sciences will hold its in-person Commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 13th. While the number of guests that a graduate can bring to the ceremony is limited, all friends and family can watch the live stream of the ceremonies.

Thursday, May 13th at 1pm
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  • Criminal Justice (M.A.)
  • Law and Justice Studies (B.A.)
  • Modern Languages & Linguistics (B.A.)
  • Philosophy (B.A.)
  • Spanish (B.A.)
  • Spanish (B.A./M.S.T)

Thursday, May 13th at 3pm
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  • Anthropology (B.A.)
  • American Studies (B.A.)
  • Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (B.A.)
  • English (B.A.)
  • English (B.A./M.S.T.)
  • English and Subject Matter Education (B.A.)
  • History
  • History (B.A./M.S.T.)
  • History (M.A.)
  • History and Subject Matter Education (B.A.)
  • Holocaust and Genocide Education (M.A.)
  • Human Services (B.A.)
  • International Studies (B.A.)
  • International Studies (B.A./M.B.A.)
  • Sociology (B.A.)

Thursday, May 13th at 5pm
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  • Economics (B.A.)
  • General Studies (B.A.)
  • Liberal Studies
  • Political Science (B.A.)   

2021 Seniors of Distinction

Every year, each CHSS major recognizes a Senior of Distinction. This graduating senior is recognized for both their academic achievements, as well as their contribution to the department or field of study.

Africana Studies - Alexis Thompson
American Studies - Anthony Camacho
Anthropology - Dominic Fargnoli
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management - Justin Eliopoulos
Economics - Edward S. Hudak
History - Denis Long
Human Services - Christina DiMatteo
International Studies - Kynaat Moosvi
Law & Justice Studies - Alexis Kriley
Liberal Studies - Debra Poolos
Modern Languages & Linguistics - Erich Maas
Philosophy - Gianna Hill
Political Science - Kevin McCarthy
Sociology - Phoebe Leach
Spanish - Ma Guadalupe Ballesteros-Jimenez

2021 Medallion Winners

Many CHSS departments have a medallion award that is either endowed by the department or a donor. Each of these awards have specific criteria often centered on academic performance.

Corann Okorodudu Award for Excellence in Africana Studies $150 - Cheyenne Uhuru
Department of World Languages Award (endowed in June 2018) - Ashley Hermansen
Gary Hunter Excellence in History Award - Samantha Frazier
George Geng and Ethel Brannan International Education Award - Serwah Danquah
Excellence in Law and Justice Studies Award - Kyle Wojcik
Francis Peacock Political Science Award - John Milone
Samuel E. Witchell Sociology Award - Julian Reggente
Dr. Bela Mukhoti Excellence in Economics Award - Amanda Pinho
Excellence in Philosophy Medallion Award - Rebecca Roberts