Penn State Lehigh Valley commencement exercises to be held Saturday, May 5

Kassie Hilgert, CEO and president of ArtsQuest and University alumna, will speak at the ceremony this year
Student with cap and gown in front of lion shrine

Mary Harvilla, a corporate communication senior, stopped by the Lion Shrine for early commencement photos.

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CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Penn State Lehigh Valley will hold its annual commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, at ArtsQuest Center at Steelstacks in Bethlehem. The campus will award associate and bachelor's degrees to 115 students.

A YouTube LIVE channel has been created again for this year's commencement ceremony, where parents, friends and family who cannot make it to ArtsQuest on May 5 can livestream the ceremony at the Penn State Lehigh Valley Graduation 2018 YouTube website. This link can also be accessed on the right-hand side of the Lehigh Valley campus homepage.

The featured speaker for the event is Kassie Hilgert, CEO and president of ArtsQuest and Penn State alumna. Penn State Lehigh Valley corporate communication student Elise Yardley will speak as the 2018 Student Marshal.

Graduates and their friends and families are invited to shared their commencement memories on social media using #PSULVGRAD.

2018 PSU-LV Student Marshal Commencement Reminders

2018 Student Marshal Elise Yardley offers reminders for graduates in advance of Commencement. Also, don't miss the Senior Send-Off hosted by Chancellor Tina Q. Richardson and the Penn State Lehigh Valley Alumni Society on Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m. For more information and to register, visit Senior Send-Off webpage.

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