2022 Commencement

Commencement is a symbol of our students’ achievement and the support they received from their loved ones on this important journey.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater

10 a.m. - Undergraduate Ceremony
2 p.m. - Graduate Ceremony

Ceremony Photos


SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022


National Anthem


President Danielle Wilken
Board of Trustees Chair, Ann Clark
Mayor of the City of Bridgeport, Joseph P. Ganim ’83

Senior Class Commencement Address

Zaria Rawls - Undergraduate
Brianna Wall - Graduate

Provost’s Welcome and Conferring of the Honorary Degree

President Danielle Wilken
Danny Glover
Doctor of Humane Letters – Presented by Provost Manyul Im

Commencement Address

Danny Glover

Presentation of the Degree Candidates

Provost Manyul Im
College of Engineering, Business, and Education
Dean Khaled Elleithy
College of Health Sciences
Dean Michael Ciolfi
College of Science and Society
Dean Kathleen Engelmann

Conferring of the Degree

President Danielle Wilken

Greetings from the Alumni Association

William Moran

Alma Mater

Alma Mater, a toast to thee!
Pledge our honor, our loyalty.
From the ocean, far ’cross the land.
Our noble College will proudly stand.

Golden memories of days serene,
Golden seasons, familiar scenes,
Bonds will keep us forever true.
Alma Mater, Bridgeport U.