College of Mount St. Joseph celebrates commencement on Saturday - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Mount St. Joseph awards over 400 diplomas

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

More than 400 undergraduate and graduate students will receive their diplomas from the College of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday.

The Mount will hold two commencement ceremonies. A ceremony for adult and graduate students will be held at 10:00 a.m. followed by a ceremony for traditional students at 2:30 p.m.

Reverend James J. Walsh, pastor at St. Dominic, will address the graduate and adult students during the morning ceremony. Father Jim will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his leadership and pastoral ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, locally and nationally.

Craig D. Hockenberry '95, principal of Oyler School in Price Hill, will address the traditional students during the afternoon ceremony. He will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his dedication to the students of Oyler and the surrounding community. Hockenberry is a 1995 graduate of the Mount and holds a master's in education administration from Xavier University.

Sixty-five students received their diplomas in the Mount's December commencement.

The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Boy beaten with hammer while protecting sister dies

    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT
    Sunday, September 24 2017 2:13 AM EDT2017-09-24 06:13:24 GMT

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    More >>

    The suspect in the beatings faces charges of murder, attempted murder, and lewd acts with a child under 14.

    More >>
  • Police: Tennessee church shooting suspect sent suicidal text

    Police: Tennessee church shooting suspect sent suicidal text

    Monday, September 25 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-25 07:27:49 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-09-26 03:43:16 GMT

    Police charged the suspected gunman, who killed one and shot six at a Tennessee church Sunday, with one count of murder and said multiple charges were pending.

    More >>

    Police charged the suspected gunman, who killed one and shot six at a Tennessee church Sunday, with one count of murder and said multiple charges were pending.

    More >>
  • Jerry Jones, Cowboys kneel before national anthem ahead of game

    Jerry Jones, Cowboys kneel before national anthem ahead of game

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:01:57 GMT
    Monday, September 25 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:10:24 GMT

    The gesture comes after an NFL weekend when more than 200 players sat or took a knee during the national anthem across the league.

    More >>

    The gesture comes after an NFL weekend when more than 200 players sat or took a knee during the national anthem across the league.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly