Commencement Stories

Congratulations to all 2024 UMB graduates and their families and friends! Below, read about the UMB Graduation Celebration on May 15 and other stories about individual school graduation events.


Graduation Celebration Story Photo

Good Times and Gratitude at UMB Graduation Celebration

Class of 2024 graduates were treated to a party on May 15 that featured food, music, games, and prizes.

Individual Schools

School of Law Graduation

Class of 2024 Joins 200-Year Legacy of Maryland Carey Law

More than 270 degrees were conferred and graduates were treated to a humorous and thought-provoking keynote speech by alumnus Brendan Hurson, JD ’05, a U.S. District Court judge

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Graduate School Graduation

Graduate School Celebrates Student Excellence

Graduating PhD, master’s, and certificate students were honored during ceremonies on May 15 and 16.

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Dentistry Graduation

At School of Dentistry, a Sense of Accomplishment

The School of Dentistry’s Honors Convocation recognized the hard work and dedication of the newest class of dental and dental hygiene graduates.

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Nursing Graduation

Perseverance Is the Theme at School of Nursing Ceremonies

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy celebrated 104 graduating Doctor of Pharmacy students on May 19, honoring a class that persevered through enormous challenges.

Pharmacy Graduation

School of Pharmacy Celebrates PharmD Class of 2024

“Whatever path you take, continue to be resilient, tenacious, and altruistic,” Dean Sarah L.J. Michel, PhD, tells the 94 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates.

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Pharmacy Graduation

Pharmacy PhD and MS Grads: ‘Leaders, Innovators, and Change Makers’

The School of Pharmacy celebrated hundreds of graduates in the Class of 2024 from its in-person and virtual PhD and MS programs.

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Social Work Graduation

Social Work Grads: Empowered to Transform Communities

In a ceremony filled with joy, reflection, and a deep commitment to social justice, the School of Social Work conferred over 300 degrees to its 2024 graduates.

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