Towson University to award 1,805 degrees on Jan. 11
Secondary education professor to receive Distinguished Service award at 144th Commencement
TOWSON, Md. (Jan. 6, 2009)—Towson University will award 1,306 baccalaureate degrees, 495 master’s degrees, one Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree and three Doctor of Instructional Technology (Ed.D.) degrees at its 144th Commencement Exercises on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Towson Center.
Gloria A. Neubert, professor of secondary education and a TU alumna, will receive the 2009 President’s Award for Distinguished Service to the University. President Robert L. Caret will honor Neubert for exemplary contributions during her 33 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.
Among Sunday’s graduates will be 242 recipients of Latin honors, including 174 cum laude, 69 magna cum laude and 42 summa cum laude, as well as 13 Honors College graduates.