BANGOR, MAINE, May 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After two years of online and outdoor Commencement exercises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Husson University will resume holding its graduation ceremony indoors on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. This will be the University’s 123rd Annual Commencement Exercise.
Saturday’s ceremony will recognize individuals who have completed their degrees from Husson University’s College of Business, College of Health and Pharmacy, and College of Science and Humanities. Over 1,000 degrees and certificates will be awarded to approximately 895 graduates at this year’s Commencement. This graduating class will the largest in Husson’s history.
This year’s keynote commencement speaker will be honorary degree recipient Saundra Pelletierthe chief executive officer (CEO), president, and executive director of Evofem Biosciences (NASDAQ:EVFM) of San Diego, California. Her speech will talk about her personal journey; from growing up in Caribou, Maine, to attending Husson University, to leading a biotechnology company devoted to improving women’s health. Attendees will get to hear some of the lessons she learned along the way and some of the important priorities everyone should keep in mind to have a successful life.
“Saundra has worked tirelessly over the course of her career to elevate women professionals, champion equality and promote the delivery of innovative women’s healthcare products,” said Robert A. Clark, PhD, CFA, president of Husson University. “Undeterred by the challenges posed by the pandemic and…