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COLLEGE CELEBRATES 41ST ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT


5/8/2006

Pittsburgh, May 8--Nearly 200 students received their degrees at the Collegeís 41st annual Commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2006. Howard Ishiyama, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs, served as Master of Ceremonies, and Linda Robertson, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing, was Marshal of the Class of 2006.

Ambassador Anthony E. Quainton received an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement Address during the ceremony. Quainton is currently Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at American University in Washington, D.C. and Program Director for the American Academy of Diplomacy. During his career, he served as Ambassador to Peru, Kuwait, Nicaragua and the Central African Republican. Quainton is a graduate of Princeton University and Oxford University, which he attended as a Marshall Scholar.

During the commencement ceremony, Sister Candace Introcaso, CDP, Ph.D., La Roche College President, presented the 2006 Presidentís Award for Leadership and Scholarship. This award is the most prestigious honor offered to undergraduate students of the College and is presented to two graduating students, a traditional-aged student and a nontraditional-aged student, who have exemplary academic records, who exemplify the values and characteristics of the Collegeís mission statement, and who are effective leaders either on campus, in the workplace, or in the community. This yearís winners were Eucario Bakale, traditional student, and Janice Setzenfand, nontraditional student.


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