Notre Dame of Maryland University Graduates First Class of Pharmacists, Journalist and Author Kathleen Koch Receives Honorary Doctorate
Notre Dame of Maryland University celebrated a historic commencement on May 25, as the School of Pharmacy graduated its first class of doctors of pharmacy. The ceremony also marked the first presided over by James F. Conneely, Ph.D., Notre Dame’s twelfth president. Award-winning journalist and author Kathleen Koch addressed the graduates and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Kirby Gaddy, Women’s College Class of 2013, spoke on behalf of graduates.
Four hundred and three graduates were awarded bachelor’s degrees at the ceremony, held at the Baltimore Convention Center. Three hundred fifty-six received master’s degrees, 11 received the Certificate of Advanced Study in Education (CASE), 4 were awarded doctoral degrees in education and 53 received their doctorates in pharmacy.
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- Commencement Address of Kathleen Koch
- Citation Honoring Kathleen Koch
- Remarks of President James F. Conneely
- Student Response by Kirby Gaddy
- NDMU Commencement Photo Gallery
- Commencement Ceremony on Vimeo