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Youngstown State and Grove City College hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday

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More than 1,300 graduates received diplomas at Youngstown State University’s commencement on Saturday.

Robert Shroder, senior vice president of Catholic Health Partners and president/chief executive officer of Humility of Mary Health Partners, spoke at commencement. Also speaking at the morning ceremony was student Melissa Wasser, who graduated with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy. Katie Hyden, who is graduating with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, spoke at the afternoon ceremony.

The ceremony for undergraduate students was held at 10 a.m., followed by the ceremony for graduate students at 2:30 p.m.

Five hundred and eight five diplomas were handed out at Grove City College’s 134th commencement on Saturday.

On Friday, Grove City College named their next president. Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty will succeed Richard Jewell who is retiring in August.

McNulty oversaw the prosecution of terrorists in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and set policy for prosecuting corporate fraud.

An alumnus himself, McNulty also got to watch one of his children graduate from the college on Saturday.


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