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Commencement

Virtual Commencement to Celebrate the Class of 2021

Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, Penn Nursing will hold a virtual commencement to celebrate the hard work and incredible accomplishments of the Class of 2021 on Monday, May 17th at 3:00 pm ET.

On the day of the event, we warmly invite family and friends to celebrate our graduates to the livestream of the virtual ceremony on Facebook Live beginning at 2:30pm. 

This website will be regularly updated as more details are confirmed.

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Underwood to be 2021 Penn Nursing Commencement Speaker

US Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, who serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District, will be the 2021 Penn Nursing commencement speaker. The ceremony, which will be virtual due to the continuing pandemic, will take place on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST. Underwood is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial to represent her community in Congress. She is also the youngest African American woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives.