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Richard Trumka

Fayette campus holds commencement ceremony

Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Charles Patrick conferred academic degrees on 113 candidates for graduation May 6 during the 47th commencement ceremony at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. The event’s honored guest speaker was Richard Trumka, a Fayette campus alumnus who is president of the AFL-CIO, the largest organization of labor unions in the country.
Beaver student Khalia Adams smiles as she walks up the aisle after the commencement ceremony.

2017 Commencement Beaver

Communications student Khalia Adams walks up the aisle after the Beaver commencement ceremony. Adams, a basketball player, donned her Penn State University Athletic Conference medals for the occasion.

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Richard Trumka

Trumka to speak at Fayette campus commencement

Charles Patrick, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has announced that AFL-CIO President and Penn State alumnus Richard Trumka will address the audience at this year’s commencement exercises, which are scheduled for May 6. Approximately 113 candidates for graduation are expected to participate in what will be the 47th such ceremony at the Fayette campus, where Trumka began his undergraduate studies.