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Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Dianne Harrison address the crowd at 2014 Commencement ceremony

President Dianne Harrison addressing crowd
at commencement. Photo courtesy of Lee Choo.

On Thursday, May 22, we held joint commencement ceremonies for the College of Humanities and the Michael D. Eisner College of Education. President Dianne Harrison conferred baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees to the Class of 2014 on the Oviatt Library lawn. This year’s College of Humanities Dean’s Scholar, Kathleen Lucitt, graduated with a double  major in Languages and Cultures (with a concentration in Japanese) and Religious Studies. Ms. Lucitt has been accepted to the competitive master’s degree program in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at the prestigious Monterey Institute of International Studies. The College is proud of her academic achievement and wishes her continued success. Well done, Kathleen!

The university Alumni Association greeting and welcome was delivered by Mark Cooley, an alum of both colleges. He received his bachelor’s degree in Spanish in 1968 and a master’s degree in Education in 1971. Mark played basketball and ran track for CSUN and is a member of the Matador Hall of Fame. Mark’s wife, Diana, and his son Mark Cooley III are also CSUN alum. Theirs is a family full of CSUN tradition!

Congratulations to all of our graduates on earning their degrees— way to make CSUN SHINE!

- Submitted by Noreen Galvin