Towson University to award 1,574 degrees on Jan. 9

Film professor to receive Distinguished Service award at 146th Commencement

Grads lined up at commencement ceremonyTOWSON, Md. (Dec. 17, 2010)—Towson University expects to award 1,195 baccalaureate degrees, 372 master’s degrees and certificates, and seven doctoral degrees at its 146th Commencement on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Towson Center.

Peter Lev, internationally respected film historian, will receive the 2011 President’s Award for Distinguished Service to the University. President Robert L. Caret will honor Lev for exemplary contributions to both the university and to the field of film studies during his 27 years at TU.

The College of Business and Economics, the College of Education and the College of Health Professions will hold their commencements at 10 a.m., followed by the College of Fine Arts and Communication, the College of Liberal Arts, and The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics at 2 p.m.

The College of Graduate Studies and Research will participate in both ceremonies. Each graduate program will have its graduation with its home college.

Seventeen students will graduate from the Honors College. Latin honors will be awarded based upon final grade calculations.

The 146th Commencement exercises will be streamed live on the Towson University Commencement website. Viewers can tune in beginning at 9:50 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. to watch the ceremonies. There are a limited number of connections.

Visit the TU Commencement website for complete event information.




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