The Class of 2022 was celebrated, honorary degree awards were presented and commencement addresses given at Duquesne University graduation ceremonies May 13-15 and May 21.

A particular special moment was when Iryna Mazur, the honorary consul of Ukraine to Philadelphia, received an honorary degree on behalf of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the people of Ukraine at the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts ceremony. In addition, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey delivered a rousing commencement address at the event.

Check out the highlights from all nine commencement ceremonies in the photo gallery below.


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