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Oakwood University Held Its 2018 Commencement Exercises This Past Weekend (214 hits)

This past weekend, Oakwood University hosted its 2018 Commencement Exercises for 379 of the brightest students in world who entered to learn, and have now departed to serve. An additional five "guest" graduates participated in the Commencement service on Saturday night. Guests are defined as those who chose not to march at their respective institutions because of Sabbath observance and other scheduling concerns.

One highlight of the program was the awarding of honorary doctorate degrees to George and Mary Helen Sampson, and Charles E. Bradford. Pictured at right, Dr. Bradford expressed his enthusiasm about Oakwood University.

Here are some interesting statistics about the Class of 2018:

Oldest graduate 61 years old
Youngest graduate - 20 years old
Male 147
Female 232

Highest GPA - 3.99

DaNia S. Henry
Lindsay Goldthorpe
Holly R. Forbes

Graduate Honors:
Summa Cum Laude: 16
Magna Cum Laude: 23
Cum Laude: 44
Honorable Mention: 64

Schools:
School of Religion: 28
School of Arts & Sciences: 110
School of Education & Social Sciences: 40
School of Nursing & Health Professions: 101
School of Business: 103

Top Majors
General Studies 46
Dietetic Internship 37
Biology 27
Health Sciences 15
Ministerial Theology 15
Nursing 15
Organizational Management 15

Specialty Degrees:
Masters 5
Adult & Continuing Education (LEAP) - 44
Dietetic Interns - 37

Graduates from 30 of the 50 United States; the top five (5):
Alabama 108
Florida 40
Georgia 35
New York 32
California 31

Graduates by Country of Origin
United States of America 362
Bermuda 6
Canada 6
Bahamas 5
Cote D'Ivoire 1
France 1
Trinidad and Tobago 1

Relive the excitement of the graduating class, their family and friends, by watching the archived services:

Friday, May 11 - Consecration
Saturday, May 12 - Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 12 - Aeolians Mini Concert
Saturday, May 12 - Commencement
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, May 16th 2018 at 7:17PM
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