Intercom Online......July 29, 1999

Commencement at University Park to take place Aug. 7

The University will hold 1999 summer commencement ceremonies for 22 associate degree students, 1,258 undergraduates and 631 graduate degree students at the University Park campus on Saturday, Aug. 7. University Park will begin its undergraduate ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. in The Bryce Jordan Center, and its graduate school ceremonies at 2 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Throughout the Penn State system, an estimated 233 students will graduate with associate degrees, 1,372 with baccalaureate degrees, and 788 with graduate degrees, for a University-wide total of 2,393 graduates.

During the undergraduate ceremony at University Park, the commencement speaker will be Albert Bandura, a professor of psychology at Stanford University who developed social cognitive theory. Bandura also will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the College of the Liberal Arts. (see story on page 3).

During the Graduate School ceremony at University Park, the commencement speaker will be Leon Lederman, an internationally renowned high-energy physicist and winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics. Lederman also will receive an honorary doctorate of science from the Eberly College of Science.

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