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Drexel University Celebrates 125th Commencement

Drexel University celebrated its 125th commencement on its University City campus with five separate ceremonies honoring Drexel’s graduating class. More than 5,000 students received a degree from Drexel this year. Drexel also awarded honor 17 honorary degrees to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

June 22, 2012

Drexel Commencement 2012
Drexel awarded more than 5,000 degrees this year.

Drexel University celebrated its 125th commencement on its University City campus with five separate ceremonies honoring Drexel's graduating class, June 15 and16. More than 5,000 students received a degree from Drexel this year.

The ceremonies can be seen live via Webcast at www.drexel.edu/commencement. To view selected photos from Commencement, click here.

Each ceremony had a selected student speaker. Click below to read their speeches.

Zahra Ahmed
Address to the Class of 2012, College of Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Anthony D’Angelo
Address to the Class of 2012, College of Arts and Sciences and the Richard C. Goodwin College of Professional Studies

Cynthia Rosemarie Huffine
Address to the Class of 2012, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Public Health

Justin Patterson
Address to the Class of 2012, Information Science and Technology (iSchool) and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Ari Winkleman
Address to the LeBow College of Business Class of 2012

Additionally, click here for the speech for Drexel College of Medicine graduate Victor Cueto, who addressed his peers at the College's Commencement on May 18, 2012. Click here for photos from the ceremony.

Click here for coverage of Earle Mack School of Law Commencement on May 17, 2012.