Graduation - May 2, 2014

Commencement Speaker

The 2014 Commencement Speaker was Marvin N. Schoenhals, Chairman of WSFS.

Marvin N. Schoenhals served as the President and CEO of WSFS from 1990 to 2007, and has held the post of Chairman since 1992. Under his remarkable leadership, WSFS went from a troubled institution to being one of the highest performing banks in the nation. WSFS today is the largest locallymanaged bank, serving Delaware as well as parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. WSFS has grown to over 45 branch offices and extensive online services, as well as offering wealth management through their Christiana Trust and Cypress Capital Management divisions. He also serves as Chairman of Burris Logistics, a privately-owned Delaware food distributor.

The 2014 Commencement Ceremony

The processional was introduced by Mr. Frank A. Scafidi.

Reverend William T. Cocco - Pastor at the St. John the Beloved Church - led the invocation and benediction of the ceremony.

Ryan T. Mitchell - president of the Student Government Association and BS 2016 - led the Salute to the Flag and and introduced Mr. Schoenhals.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" and "America the Beautiful" were performed by Matthew I. Bik (MBA 2015).

President Mohammad Ilyas and E. Thomas Harvey III (Chair, Board of Trustees) conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration on Mr. Schoenhals.

The 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award was presented by President Mohammad Ilyas and Academic Dean Alison Boord White to Dr. Julie L. Burkey.

Vice President Gary L. Wirt introduced the 2014 graduates.

President Mohammad Ilyas conferred the degrees on the new graduates.

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

2014 Graduation Program
View the full program booklet handed out at the Graduation ceremony.

Video and Photos from the Ceremony

The Commencement ceremony was broadcast live online and a recorded version of the event is available.

Photos from the event are available in our photo gallery.

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