Tag Archives: Commencement

Dominican sister who serves Haiti’s poor will deliver Commencement address

News release, April 19, 2017

Sister Maria Marciano will also receive honorary degree MILWAUKEE — Sister Maria Marciano, O.P., a Dominican sister from Brazil who serves Haiti’s poorest citizens, will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 136th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21. As part of the ceremony, she will also receive an honorary degree. “What difference can one […]

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Dr. Judith Mayotte will deliver Marquette Commencement address

News release, March 3, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Judith Mayotte will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 135th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Mayotte boasts a long career as a teacher, author, television producer and humanitarian. As part of the ceremony, she will also receive an honorary degree. In his formal invitation to Mayotte, Marquette President Michael R. […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 17

News release, May 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s 134th Commencement will be held Sunday, May 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Marquette will provide a live webcast of the May Commencement ceremony which will be recorded for on-demand viewing. Sister Peggy […]

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Sister Peggy O’Neill will deliver Marquette Commencement address

News release, March 4, 2015

Former university president Father Robert Wild will receive honorary degree MILWAUKEE – Marquette University alumna Sister Margaret “Peggy” O’Neill, S.C., will be the keynote speaker at Marquette University’s 134th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17. Sister O’Neill is the founder of El Centro Arte Para la Paz in El Salvador, an agency dedicated to helping the […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette Commencement is May 18 


News release, May 12, 2014

Rev. James Martin, S.J., will deliver keynote address Marquette University’s 133rd Commencement will be held Sunday, May 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Rev. James Martin, S.J., best-selling author and editor-at-large at America, a national Catholic magazine, […]

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Rev. James Martin, S.J., is Marquette’s spring Commencement speaker

News release, March 12, 2014

Jesuit priest known as the “official chaplain” of ‘The Colbert Report’ MILWAUKEE – Rev. James Martin, S.J., will be Marquette University’s Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 18. As part of the ceremony, Father Martin will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree. “One year after that the first Jesuit was named pope, I’m thrilled to […]

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Photo/Video Opportunities: Marquette Commencement is May 19

News release, May 15, 2013

Bill Cosby will deliver keynote address Marquette University’s 132nd Commencement will be held Sunday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. The event is open to the public. Bill Cosby, well known for his commitment to education, will be the 2013 Commencement speaker. He will receive an honorary doctor […]

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Marquette to celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 16

News release, December 12, 2012

Keynote and student speaker to focus on the importance of service MILWAUKEE – Nearly 500 Marquette University graduates will be recognized at Mid-year Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the U.S. Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. The program will begin at 9.30 a.m. and will feature a keynote address by Dr. Lisa Hanson, associate […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Commencement to feature Hank Aaron May 20

News release, May 16, 2012

Event Information       Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012 Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Place: Bradley Center 1001 N. 4th St. MILWAUKEE — Marquette University’s 131st Commencement will be held Sunday, May 20, at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig […]

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Baseball legend Hank Aaron is Marquette Commencement Speaker

News release, February 16, 2012

MILWAUKEE — Baseball great Hank Aaron will be Marquette University’s Commencement speaker at this year’s spring ceremony. As part of the ceremony, Aaron will receive an honorarydoctor of humane letters degree.   “Mr. Aaron is a superb role model for our graduates, someone we are proud to present as an illustration of the principles of […]

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PHOTO/VIDEO OPs: Marquette to graduate 2,400 at Commencement May 22

News release, May 18, 2011

Event Information: Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011 Time: 9:30 a.m. Place: Bradley Center 1001 N. 4th St. MILWAUKEE — Nearly 2,400 students will participate in Marquette University’s Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCulloughwill be the speaker. He will […]

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Author David McCullough is Marquette commencement speaker

News release, March 28, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and three others to receive honorary degrees MILWAUKEE — Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough will be the speaker for Marquette University’s spring 2011 Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 22, at the Bradley Center, 1001 N. 4th St., at 9:30 a.m. Acclaimed as a “master of the art of narrative history,” McCullough won the […]

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