Graduation ceremonies were held on Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the BB&T Pavilion (formerly the Susquehanna Bank Center), One Harbor Boulevard, Camden, New Jersey.
The class of 2016 was addressed by honorary degree recipients and keynote speakers during commencement. Read the speeches and accepting remarks.
All graduates were photographed during commencement. To view and order your photos, visit Lifetouch and click on “Find Your Event.”
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Check out ceremony photos from commencement 2016.
Congratulations Class of 2016!
Rutgers University–Camden awarded more than 1,900 undergraduate and graduate degrees to the university’s 250th anniversary class.
School of Nursing
Wednesday, May 18 at 4 p.m.
All bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree candidates.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wallena Gould, founder, Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program; chief nurse anesthetist, Main Line Endoscopy Centers
School of Business
Thursday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m.
All bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates.
Honorary Degree Recipient (Doctor of Letters): Raymond Ackerman, South African equal rights advocate, entrepreneur, and philanthropist
Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Ackerman-Berman, transformation director, Pick n Pay, South Africa
Rutgers Law School at Camden
Thursday, May 19 at 2 p.m.
All juris doctor candidates.
Honorary Degree Recipient (Doctor of Letters): Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder, Project HOME
- Watch the video: Sr. Mary receives honorary degree and gives accepting remarks
- Read Sr. Mary’s accepting remarks
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Faustino Fernandez-Vina, associate justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
- Watch the video: Justice Fernandez-Vina’s keynote speech
- Read Justice Fernandez-Vina’s keynote speech
faculty of Arts and Sciences
Thursday, May 19 at 6 p.m.
All bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and The Graduate School.
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Ciaranca Kaplan, winner, 2015 Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education (known as the “best principal in the nation” award); principal, Andrew Jackson School, Philadelphia
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