Friday, June 9, 2017

Commencement 2017 – Relive the moments!

“I want you to celebrate what you have done. Nobody else did this, you did it. That’s incredible!” – Dr. Monica Malpass at Peirce College’s 152nd Commencement Ceremony

Last night was filled with inspirational stories, special recognition, and a whole lot of celebration. If you were not able to join us at this year’s commencement, please take some time to view the video below of this remarkable event. This includes award presentations; speeches from President Mergiotti, Dr. Monica Malpass, and student speaker Ramona Watson; remarks from Peirce College Alumni Association President Barry James; and more! If you want to jump to a specific part to watch, check out the full list of timestamps below to find the moment you want to view:


0:00:00 – Pre-Commencement Slideshow
1:06:22 – Processional
1:16:43 – Opening, Dr. Rita Toliver-Roberts, Vice President, Academic Advancement
1:17:29 – National Anthem, sung by Peirce Voice 2017 Winner, Natasha Moore
1:19:14 – Opening Continued, Dr. Rita Toliver-Roberts, Vice President, Academic Advancement
1:26:49 – Salute, James J. Mergiotti, President & CEO
1:38:49 – Introduction of Student Speaker, Dr. Cathy Littlefield
1:40:00 – Class of 2017 Student Address, Ramona Watson ‘17
1:49:52 – Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Andre Brown ‘17
1:51:29 – Address to the Graduates, Monica Malpass, Keynote Speaker
2:05:37 – Conferring of Honorary Degree, Barbara A. Prutzman, Chair, Peirce College Board of Trustees
2:07:40 – Presentation of the 2017 Hamilton Award
2:10:55 – Presentation of Special Student Awards
2:24:15 – Roll Call of Candidates
2:25:00 – Master of Science, Organizational Leadership & Management
2:26:58 – Bachelor of Science, Accounting
2:28:57 – Bachelor of Science, Associate in Science, Business Administration
2:37:48 – Bachelor of Science, Human Resources Management
2:39:06 – Bachelor of Science, Integrated Leadership
2:41:16 – Bachelor of Science, Healthcare Administration
2:43:42 – Bachelor of Science, Health Information Administration
2:45:00 – Associate in Science, Health Information Technology
2:46:11 – Bachelor of Science, Associate in Science, Information Technology
2:49:07 – Bachelor of Science, Technology Management  
2:50:06 – Associate in Arts, General Studies
2:51:57 – Bachelor of Science, Associate in Science, Post-Bachelor Certificate of Proficiency, Paralegal Studies
2:56:52 – Bachelor of Science, Legal Studies in Business
2:57:34 – Bachelor of Science, Associate in Science, Criminal Justice Studies
3:00:52 – Recognition of 152nd Class, James J. Mergiotti, President & CEO
3:03:54 – Introduction to Alumni Association, Barry James ‘07, President, Peirce Alumni Association
3:05:16 – Congratulations & Recessional, Dr. Rita Toliver-Roberts, Vice President, Academic Advancement

Congratulations, once again, to the Class of 2017! We are so proud of everything each of you has accomplished, and we can’t wait to hear about all of your future successes. Best of luck to all of you and don’t forget to come back and visit – you’ll always have a home at Peirce.