Congratulations Graduates! Our Saint Joseph’s College 2021 Commencement was held  on May 8th.

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In the News

WMTW, Channel 8 comes to campus and airs Saint Joseph’s College graduation ceremony.

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Honorary Degree Recipients, Valedictorian, and Online Student Speaker

The College is pleased to announce the 2021 Honorary Degree Recipients, the Valedictorian, and the online speaker. Click on a photo to learn more about each person.

2021 Commencement Honorary Degree Recipient Sr. Patricia McDemott

Sr. Patricia McDemott, RSM
Honorary Doctor of Public Service

2021 Commencement Honorary Degree Recipient Gerald Talbot

Gerald E. Talbot
Honorary Doctor of Public Service

2021 Commencement Valedictorian Erin Olson

Erin K. Olson
Valedictorian

Zachary Chase, 2021 Online Student Commencement speaker

Zachary Chase
Online Student Speaker

Social Media

Share your achievements with other Saint Joseph’s students, families, and alumni during Commencement by using the hashtag #SJCMEgrad on Twitter and Instagram.

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Academic Regalia

Academic hoods worn at today’s Commencement are trimmed with velvet of various colors to represent degrees earned in the following fields of study:

White • Arts, Letters, Humanities
Light Brown • Business Administration, Management
Crimson • Communications, Journalism
Midnight Blue • Criminal Justice
Light Blue • Education
Dark Brown • Fine Arts
Purple • Law
Lemon Yellow • Library Science
Green • Medicine
Pink • Musical Arts
Apricot • Nursing
Dark Blue • Philosophy
Sage Green • Physical Science
Dark Blue • Political Science
Peacock Blue • Public Service
Golden Yellow • Science
Citron • Social Work
Scarlet • Theology

The hoods are lined with the official color or colors of the institution that conferred the degree. Saint Joseph’s College graduates wear white and blue.