Congratulations to the amazing UMass Dartmouth Class of 2011, which will be graduating this weekend. The Class of 2011 includes 1,589 undergraduates and 483 graduate students. Both ceremonies can be viewed at www.umassd.edu and on your mobile device at mobile.umassd.edu. Read more about UMassD Mobile for commencement and our long-range wireless initiative.
The Saturday, May 21 graduate ceremony will include the first UMass School of Law degrees being awarded. The School of Law accepted its first students in the fall of 2010. The law school class of 2011 includes students who transferred from the Southern New England School of Law, which closed after donating its land, building, library holdings and other assets to UMass Dartmouth. Read more about this historic first.
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland will address the graduate commencement on Saturday. UMass President Jack Wilson, concluding his tenure at the helm of the 5-campus system and beginning his new job as president of the Edward M.Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, will address the Sunday, May 22 undergraduate commencement. Read about our full slate of honorees.
Here are a few facts about the Class of 2011:
Undergraduate degrees by college: Arts and Sciences 600, Business — 511, Engineering — 186, Visual and Performing Arts — 152, Nursing — 140
Graduate degrees by college: Engineering — 116, Business — 96, Education/Public Policy/Civic Engagement — 95, Arts and Sciences — 68, Law — 53, Visual and Performing Arts — 26, Marine Science — 16, Nursing — 13.
Countries represented: 15
States represented: 21
Massachusetts communities represented: 251
Now read the stories behind the Class of 2011.