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MBS Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement

June 28, 2020

Commencement ceremony 

Prelude music
Welcome and opening remarks
Venard Scott Koerwer, EdD
Vice President for Strategy and Planning
Vice Dean for Graduate Education
National Anthem
Payel Giwarr, MBS ’20

Introduction of commencement speaker
Venard Scott Koerwer, EdD

Commencement address
Steven J. Scheinman, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Geisinger
President and Dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Awarding of degrees

Presentation of candidates
Venard Scott Koerwer, EdD

Announcing of graduates
Jennifer Boardman, PhD
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs for Graduate Education
Conferring of degrees
Steven J. Scheinman, MD
Leadership awards
Erin Sutzko, EdD
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Director of Graduate Admissions
Alumni address
John Coulter, MBS ’18
MD Class of 2023 at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Closing remarks
Venard Scott Koerwer, EdD
Graduate Student Council slideshow

Congratulatory remarks
Gregory Shanower, PhD
Assistant Dean of Graduate Program and Curriculum Development

Jennifer Boardman, PhD

Erin Sutzko, EdD


First Generation Ceremony

Sunday, May 17

Download the event program.