Commence Speaker and Singer

KEYNOTE AND STUDENT SPEAKERS

Keynote speakers will offer reflections and congratulations to graduates at each of the university's commencements held at the Xfinity Center:

Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.

  • Keynote speaker: The Honorable Thomas V. "Mike" Miller Jr., President, Maryland State Senate
  • Student speaker: Rhonda Kay Singletary '18, Bachelor of Science in Social Science

Saturday, May 12, 3:30 p.m.

  • Keynote speaker: The Honorable Catherine E. Pugh, Mayor, City of Baltimore, Maryland
  • Student Speaker: Akia Lynae' Martin '18, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Sunday, May 13, 3:30 p.m.

  • Keynote speaker: Maureen Bunyan, Distinguished Journalist
  • Student Speaker: Staff Sergeant Timothy J. French '18, U.S. Army, Associate of Arts

The Xfinity Center ceremonies will be available for live viewing via webcast. Access the webcasts by visiting umuc.edu/commencement 15 minutes before each ceremony.

For more information on UMUC's commencement speakers, visit our Global Media Center.

STUDENT SINGERS

Each ceremony will feature a student singer who will perform The Star-Spangled Banner and the UMUC Alma Mater.

Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.

Isabell Maria Pollard '18
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Saturday, May 12, 3:30 p.m.

Christine Veney '18
Bachelor of Arts in English

Sunday, May 13, 3:30 p.m.

Dwayne Vernon Scott '18
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice