Elizabethtown College celebrated the Class of 2022 at the 119th Commencement Exercises on May 14, 2022. Graduation from Elizabethtown College is celebrated with a ceremony held each year in May. Students who completed all graduation requirements in the previous summer (August degree conferral), fall (December degree conferral) or current spring (May degree conferral) are recognized at this ceremony.
2022 Commencement Speaker
Jennifer Breen Feist, J.D. '94
Jennifer Breen Feist, J.D. '94 is a lawyer in Charlottesville, Va. specializing in finance, real estate and wealth management. She serves as Treasurer of the Central Virginia Chapter of Girls on the Run and is also a co-founder of Women United, a non profit dedicated to supporting causes that benefit women and children. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Penn State Dickinson School of Law and a BS in Political Science from Elizabethtown College.
An advocate for the mental health and well-being of healthcare workers, Feist worked to get a federal bill passed in her sister’s memory this year to boost mental health resources for healthcare employees. Feist is the co-founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation and sister of Dr. Lorna Breen—who tragically died by suicide after working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Class of 2022 Honors
We congratulate those who have graduated with honors. Those who achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.60 are notated as graduating cum laude, 3.75 as graduating magna cum laude and 3.90 as graduating summa cum laude. Others have met the requirements to earn Honors in the Discipline and to be inducted into one of the institution’s honoraries.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will my graduate receive the actual diploma?
Were honors noted in the Commencement Program?
Only those graduates who have achieved a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.60 are noted as graduating cum laude, 3.75 as graduating magna cum laude, and 3.90 as graduating summa cum laude. Latin honors will be noted in the Commencement program
based upon official grades calculated prior to the start of the spring semester.
The designation of any Honors in the Discipline or SGPS Honors will be recorded on the student’s official transcript upon successful completion of all degree requirements.
Within the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS), those students who have met the GPA requirements for Latin honors, but lack the 60 residential credits in a bachelor’s degree required for those designations, will have their transcripts reflect the award upon successful completion of all degree requirements.
When do seniors have to move out?
Who can I reach out to with additional questions?
Where can I purchase Class rings, Diploma Frames, Insignia Gifts and Yearbooks
Etown's Balfour Representative Caitlyn Lennie can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance and ordering class rings. Yearbooks can be ordered from Balfour.