Commencement Spring 2014
May 9, 10am
Penn State Abington campus
Reception in Lares Building following the ceremony. All graduates, guests, faculty and staff are invited.
Risa 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.
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.
Orders may be placed at www.jostens.com . Visit or call the Bookstore for further information.
Will be available for purchase at Commencement. To order flowers online.
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.
The ceremony will be broadcast live over the Internet. To connect to the broadcast go to - www.abington.psu.edu – 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.