In mid-May, approximately 1,080 students will receive their degrees over the course of three days during Marymount University’s 71st annual commencement ceremonies. The newest graduates of the mission-based university will hear from three distinguished speakers – the first female Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S., Princess Reema; physicist and former NASA research center director Dr. Julian M. Earls; and global financier and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein.
All three speakers will receive honorary degrees during the following ceremonies, which are organized by College with each including undergraduate and graduate students:
- Friday, May 13: College of Health and Education
- Speaker: Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
- Saturday, May 14: College of Sciences and Humanities
- Speaker: Dr. Julian M. Earls
- Sunday, May 15: College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology
- Speaker: David M. Rubenstein
The ceremonies will include students who qualify for graduation from the Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 semesters, as well as students who graduated in Summer 2021 but did not participate in last year’s ceremonies. They will be held outdoors on the Converse Family Field on Main Campus. See below for more information on the commencement speakers.