Mount grads celebrate commencement with a toast
May 22, 2017


With only a few hours left before graduation, the Mount Saint Mary College Class of 2017 gathered on the steps of the Dominican Center the afternoon of May 19 for a toast to their soon-to-be alma mater.

The next day, the Mount recognized 619 graduates and two honorary degree recipients at its 54th annual Commencement Ceremony. The college awarded 121 master’s degrees and 498 bachelor’s degrees. More than 160 students earned degrees in nursing and related fields, and another 140 earned degrees in business.

The graduating students hailed from a dozen states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee.