UDC News

January 28, 2011


UDC Winter Commencement

Washington, DC - Two-hundred and 16 proud graduates crossed the stage on January 28th to get their degrees from the University of the District of Columbia. These graduates completed programs from Architectural Engineering and Technology to Water Quality Management - MBA and Public Administration and Computer Science. Delivering the keynote address was WTTG Fox-5 Weather Anchor and Reporter Gwen Tolbart, who urged students to keep positive about their accomplishments and give back to the community that has supported them. President Allen L. Sessoms congratulated the graduates and noted this commencement, coming a day before the university's kick off gala celebrating 160 years of public higher education in Washington, carried special meaning, not only for them but for the city at large. Photos by Clif Young, UDC Photographer. Musical Selection: "Etude in F Minor", op.25 No.2 by Chopin - Aleksandro Monko-Allen, Piano.








As the only urban land-grant institution in the United States, the University of the District of Columbia (www.udc.edu) supports a broad mission of education, research and community service across all member colleges and schools, which include the Community College of the District of Columbia, the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, the College Arts & Sciences, the School of Business and Public Administration, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the David A. Clarke School of Law.


Contact: Alan Etter, Vice President of University Relations & Public Affairs, aetter@udc.edu, 202.345.6371