May 23, 2019
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Mullins Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2019, which this year welcomed nearly 700 graduating seniors into its ranks.
That same day, the university awarded approximately 5500 bachelor's degrees and conferred more than 1,900 graduate degrees during the Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies. Governor Charlie Baker delivered the commencement address to approximately 25,000 guests and graduates in attendance. Kinesiology major Patrycja Bugajska, a 21st Century Leader Award recipient, was among the students honored during the event.
Detailed coverage of the commencement activities at UMass Amherst, including photos and video of both commencement ceremonies, can be found online at the University's Commencement webpage.