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Commencement Awards

Matthew L. Pisapia Memorial Award
Robert G. Hasson
Julia S. Rosen

M. Rita Walsh Memorial Award
Hilary Sullivan Bye
David Scott Sherman

Helen J. Crowley Memorial Award
Elizabeth J. Dulac

Leo P. Haley and Rev. John Essien Memorial Award
Aakanksha Sinha

Academic Excellence Award
Arielle Wilder Eagan
Jennie M. Kim
Kelly Lynn Lemieux

Dean's Leadership Award
Daniel Matthew Arroyo

Commencement 2012

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Commencement 2012
Photo slideshow from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Commencement 2012

The 136th Commencement of Boston College was held on Monday, May 21, 2012. Boston College Graduate School of Social Work graduates and their guests attended the Diploma Ceremony held on Burns Lawn at noon. 9 PhD and 211 MSW degrees were awarded to the graduates of the GSSW Class of 2012.

Fengxia Han, Class of 2012, gave the Invocation followed by Greetings given by Alyssa Norton, student representative; Cheryl Snyder, GSSW Alumni Association Board Member; and Mildred "Mit" Joyner, President of the Council on Social Work Education. Student awards and diplomas were presented, and the ceremony concluded with a Benediction by Catherine Kirwan-Avila, Class of 2012.

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