University of Maryland University College to Hold First-Ever Winter Commencement Ceremonies, Saturday, Dec. 16

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Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Miss USA 2016 Shauna Barber to Keynote University of Maryland University College commencement ceremonies at Xfinity Center in College Park on Saturday, December 16.

University of Maryland University College will hold its first-ever winter commencement ceremonies at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland, on Saturday, December 16. Approximately 1,200 students are scheduled to graduate during two ceremonies held that day.

UMUC Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, December 16:

9 a.m., Xfinity Center, College Park, MD

  • Keynote speaker: Deshauna Barber, UMUC alumna, captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, and Miss USA 2016.

3:30 p.m., Xfinity Center, College Park, MD

  • Keynote speaker: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

The two ceremonies will be available for viewing live via webcasts. To access the webcasts visit http://www.umuc.edu/commencement.

UMUC also holds stateside commencement ceremonies in May, as well as ceremonies for military personnel and their dependents at installations around the world (Tokyo, Okinawa, South Korea, Europe, and Guam). This is the first time that UMUC will hold a winter commencement anywhere in the world.

Check out messages, photos and stories from UMUC graduates on Facebook and follow the conversation on Twitter using #UMUCGrad.

For information about UMUC commencement, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/commencement.

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