Lehigh kicked off its Commencement Weekend 2022 celebrating doctoral and graduate students on an unseasonably hot and humid morning Sunday at Goodman Stadium.
At the first of the weekend’s ceremonies, Lehigh conferred 394 master’s degrees, 22 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist degrees for the Class of 2022 and held the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Sunday’s graduates represented 27 states and 29 different countries outside of the United States.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Kevin L. Clayton ’84 ’13P, welcomed attendees and introduced Nathan Urban, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
Praveen Sreeramagiri ’22 Ph.D., the graduate student speaker introduced by Urban, offered congratulations to his fellow graduates and thanked President Joseph J. Helble ’82, Urban and Arindam Banerjee, professor and department chair in the department of mechanical engineering and mechanics chair, in addition to the faculty and staff who helped him as he worked toward his Ph.D.