Commencement 2017-05-15T10:03:05+00:00

Congratulations Class of 2017!

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Graduation Ceremony and Honors Convocation

Lincoln College’s 150th Commencement

Was Held Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the

Jack D. Nutt Arena, Lincoln Center

Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Fine Arts

Paul R. Tetreault

Director of Ford’s Theatre

Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Laws

Zachary T. Fardon

Former United States Attorney

Northern District of Illinois

Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Humane Letters

Dara G. Torres

Five-Time Olympian and 12-Time Medalist in Swimming

A very special thanks to our three honorary degree recipients who graciously agreed to participate in a special “Excellence in Leadership” panel on the Friday before graduation in the Johnston Center auditorium. The forum was open to students, faculty, staff and members of the public. It was an excellent and unusual opportunity to hear three outstanding speakers.