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Graduating Greyhounds

More than 1,200 students will officially become the Class of 2019 at Loyola University Maryland’s 167th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 18.

Founder of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Baltimore Rev. William Watters, S.J., will deliver the Commencement address. 

As they embark on the next chapter, meet some of our undergraduate and graduate students who will be receiving their diplomasand learn how their Loyola experiences will shape their futures.

Aeliana

Aeliana

Aeliana attributes her success at Loyola to her professors, mentors, and peers who have pushed her past her comfort zone and helped her find her passion

Alyssa

Alyssa

Alyssa is pursuing her doctoral degree after earning her bachelor's degree from Loyola in 2014

Amanda

Amanda

The first Loyola student to minor in Peace and Justice Studies, Amanda has dedicated herself to service-learning

Amanda

Amanda

For Amanda, who is motivated and has a passion for numbers, the Emerging Leaders MBA is a perfect fit

Bria

Bria

Bria’s time at Loyola and in Baltimore inspired her to forge a new career path

Brittani

Brittani

For Brittani, Loyola’s focus on social justice has prepared her to deal with challenges in the real world

Caitlin

Caitlin

For Caitlin, her Jesuit education has allowed her to weave together her three passions: social justice, biology, and studio art

Chris

Christopher

This Sellinger Scholar from Queens represented Loyola at the 2018 Forbes Under 30 Summit

Cierra

Cierra

With the goal of working in the field of community psychology, Cierra aspires to help communities find solutions to complex problems

Corinne

Corinne

Corinne is studying education as an undergraduate, and will pursue her Master of Arts in Teaching in her fifth year

Courtney

Courtney

Courtney, a psychology major with minors in forensic studies and sociology, aspires to work as a federal agent

David

David

As a leader in the health care industry, David is applying the skills and knowledge he’s gained from his program to improve the lives of others

Dragan

Dragan

Dragan is taking advantage of every opportunity to apply his love of writing beyond the classroom to develop his own skills—and to help others grow as writers

Hannah

Hannah

Hannah says Loyola’s focus on discernment helped her find her path as a business major

Heather

Heather

Heather's experience in Loyola’s Montessori program has given her new confidence and direction as an educator

Jacquelyn

Jacquelyn

This STEM teacher loved her undergrad experience at Loyola so much, she returned for her master's degree

Joanna

Joanna

Meet Joanna, proud captain of the first Loyola club sports team to win a national title

Joseph

Joseph

Joe hopes to have a positive impact on his peers through his work as an ALANA mentor

Justin

Justin

After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Justin enrolled at Loyola to pursue his bachelor's degree in business

Justin

Justin

Justin found a zeal for helping others through extracurricular activities and medical research internships

Kaleigh

Kaleigh

An elementary school teacher, Kaleigh’s seeking new ways to prepare students for success in a digital world with high demands

Kristen

Kristen

Loyola has prepared Kristen to make data-driven decisions and inspired creative thinking, both essential for her future marketing career

Lara

Lara

After serving in the Peace Corps and completing her Ph.D., Lara is setting her sights on becoming a teacher

Lauren

Lauren

Lauren plans to apply her Master of Arts to her work as a career and college counselor

Mariefred

Mariefred

Tour guide. Orientation leader. Spring Break Outreach participant. Cheerleader. Ice cream enthusiast. Political scientist. Meet Mariefred

Michael Wood

Michael

As a result of his graduate studies, Mike feels he is ahead of the curve when it comes to classroom technology trends

Mickey

Mickey

For Mickey, Loyola’s core values have prepared him for leadership on campus and in his future career

Moira

Moira

Moira enjoys experiencing Baltimore’s diverse communities through service-learning opportunities

Molly

Molly

For Molly, her comprehensive education and strong relationships with professors have prepared her to launch her career in graphic design

Natasha

Natasha

After getting involved in a wide range of extracurriculars, Natasha defined her academic path through Loyola’s Pre-Health Programs

Paige

Paige

For Paige, Loyola's stellar business program coupled with the core curriculum is preparing her for her future

Rodlyn

Rodlyn

Through taking on various leadership roles on campus, Rodlyn says she's been able to break out of her shell

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah credits her development as a confident leader to her involvement in student organizations at Loyola

Sophie

Sophie

This mechanical engineering major is driven by her passion for innovation and interest in patent law

Stephon

Stephon

Stephon is passionate about discovering connections between environmentalism and capitalism

Taylor

Taylor

A midfielder for the Greyhounds women's lacrosse team, Taylor is studying marketing at Loyola

T'Erika

T’Erika

T’Erika is pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching so that she may teach internationally

Thomas

Thomas

With career goals of becoming a senior-level financial executive, Thomas appreciates the breadth and depth of Loyola's business education grounded in the liberal arts

Udval

Udval

Udval came to Loyola from Mongolia to study finance; she now considers Loyola and Baltimore her home away from home

Vanday

Vanday

Meet a biochem major who hopes to one day work in sports medicine

Whitney

Whitney

Whitney is applying applications from her graduate studies in Loyola's Ed Tech program in her fifth grade classroom