Commencement Spring 2014

May 9, 10am

Athletics Building

Penn State Abington campus 



Reception in Lares Building following the ceremony.  All graduates, guests, faculty and staff are invited.

Speaker - Risa Vetri Ferman, DA, Montgomery County

District Attorney Risa Vetri FermanRisa Vetri Ferman was elected as the first female District Attorney in the history of Montgomery County in 2007, and re-elected for a second term in 2011.


Ferman has dedicated her office to protecting our community’s most vulnerable citizens. She established the Elder Abuse Unit to target criminals who prey upon senior citizens.She was the driving force behind the creation of Mission Kids, a Child Advocacy Center, designed to ease the criminal justice process for victims of child abuse.


Ferman was also the co-founder of Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project (MCAP), which provides pro-bono legal services to abused and neglected children.

Commencement Regalia

Students participating in the academic procession and ceremony must wear a cap and gown. Caps and gowns must be purchased in advance from the Penn State Abington Bookstore.   See regalia policy.

Class Rings/Announcements/Invitations

Orders may be placed at . Visit or call the Bookstore for further information.


Will be available for purchase at Commencement. To order flowers online.

Commencement Contacts
Joan Raudenbush
Joan Raudenbush
Abington Registrar
Betty Mason
Betty Mason
Graduation Coordinator
Alternate viewing locations on campus

The ceremony will be broadcast live in Sutherland Rooms 8 and 9. The alternate locations do not require tickets and are ideal for guests with disabilities or with small children.

Web Simulcast

The ceremony will be broadcast live over the Internet.  To connect to the broadcast go to - – on the day of Commencement.


To be distributed to participating graduates only. Each graduate will receive four tickets. Tickets can picked up in 121 Sutherland, April 28-May 2, Mon-Thur 9am -8pm, Friday 9am-4pm.