Graduation 2017

Oakwood University hosted its 2017 Commencement Exercises, May 11-13, 2017, for 369 of the brightest students in world, who entered to learn four, five or possibly six years ago, and have now departed to serve.

BY THE NUMBERS

Male graduates – 127

Female graduates – 242

Total graduates: 369

There were also six guests that participated in Oakwood’s graduation services because of their university’s graduations taking place on Sabbath.

Degrees conferred:

6 Masters’ degrees

19 Dietetic Intern certificates

42 LEAP graduates

Major with the most graduates: Biology (31 total)

Highest grade point averages:

  • Traditional program:
    • Chanice J. Thomas (3.96)
  • Adult and Continuing Education program (LEAP):
    • Baswick Burt-Miller (3.75)

 

13 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED BY THE GRADUATES INCLUDED

  • Bahamas
  • Canada    
  • England
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Virgin Islands

Photos by IMPR photography team: Anthony Chornes II, Richard Gordon, Gianna Snell, and Teymi Townsend

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