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177th University Commencement Ceremony

Thu May 19, 2022
The University of Notre Dame conferred 2,066 undergraduate degrees upon students at the University of Notre Dame's 177th Commencement Ceremony on May 15, 2022.Timeline: 0:00 Academic Procession 45:41 Chris Maziar, Interim Provost, Welcomes Graduates 46:38 America the Beautiful sung by Fr. Kevin Grove, C.S.C. 48:26 Invocation: Morgan La Sala, Class of 2022 Salutatorian 53:49 Valedictory Address: Devin Diggs, Class of 2022 Valedictorian 1:11:17 Hesburgh-Stepan Medal Presentation to John "Jay" Weaver Jordan II 1:14:21 Conferral of Honorary Degrees upon Ernest J. Moniz, Kathleen McChesney, and Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak of Ukraine 1:22:18 Commencement Address: Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak of Ukraine 1:47:36 Faculty Emeritus and Student Honors Recognition 1:54:19 Laetare Address: Sharon Lavigne, founder of Rise St. James, 2022 Laetare Medalist 2:04:01 College of Arts and Letters Conferral of Bachelor Degrees 2:05:29 College of Science Conferral of Bachelor Degrees 2:07:00 College of Engineering Conferral of Bachelor Degrees 2:08:41 Mendoza College of Business Conferral of Bachelor Degrees 2:10:16 School of Architecture Conferral of Bachelor Degrees 2:14:10 2022 Graduate Jerome Bettis Addresses his fellow classmates 2:22:22 Fr. Jenkins Charge to the Class 2:26:08 Archbishop Gudziak offers a Benediction 2:27:35 Singing of the Alma MaterRelated Links: Class of 2022 Commencement Hub: Devin Diggs named valedictorian; Morgan La Sala selected salutatorian: Ukrainian Archbishop Borys Gudziak to deliver Notre Dame’s 2022 commencement address: Environmental activist Sharon Lavigne to receive Notre Dame’s 2022 Laetare Medal: The Bus is Back: Ernest J. Moniz and Kathleen McChesney to be awarded honorary degrees: