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2016 University of Jamestown Commencement

University of Jamestown presented degrees to graduating seniors during the school’s 110th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7th at the Jamestown Civic Center at 2:30 p.m. Baccalaureate was be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Civic Center.

Dr. Irene Paasch spoke at the baccalaureate service. Dr. Paasch has a master’s degree from Columbia University, and a doctorate from University of Kansas. She is retiring this year as the Chair of the Department of Communication.

Scott Bintz, founder of RealTruck.com, delivered the Commencement address. Mr. Bintz holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Minot State, and is passionate about the guiding principles created and put to use at RealTruck. From the basement of a duplex to a multi-million dollar e-commerce company on a mission to make people’s lives & vehicles better.

Special honors this year:

Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees:
Dr. Kimlyn Bender
Jeffrey Frommelt
Clarice Liechty

Receiving emeritus status:
Sue Anderson, Professor Emerita;
Dr. Gary Watts, Dean Emeritus;
John Jensen, Trustee Emeritus

One hundred fifty-six students received their bachelor’s degree along with three students receiving their master’s degree. In addition, thirty-five students made up the first graduating class from the University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

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Posted:May 4, 2016


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99%
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