May 20, 2021
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Virtual
CHSEHDQMTLPLOffice of the Dean

We hope you will join us for the College of Education's Virtual Ceremony! COE's Virtual Ceremony, congratulating all new EdTerp alumni, will premiere on Thursday May 20 at 1 p.m. on commencement.umd.edu

The University of Maryland will be holding its campuswide Spring 2021 Commencement in person on Friday, May 21, 2021. In order to accommodate all graduates while practicing safe physical distancing, the ceremonies will be held at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. The College of Education graduates' in-person ceremony, along with a number of other UMD units, will be at 11 a.m. Full details of the UMD in-person ceremony available at commencement.umd.edu

Find details and answers to frequently asked questions

UMD College of Education 268th Virtual Commencement Ceremony Agenda

COE Commencement Program (PDF)

WELCOME AND PRESIDING
Dean Jennifer King Rice, PH.D.

ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVES
Barbara Friedlander, ’85, M.A. ‘90, President
Norka M. Padilla, ’87, Vice President, College of Education Alumni Network Board

KEYNOTE SPEAKER INTRODUCTION
Dean Rice

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Danette Gerald Howard, PH.D. ‘07
Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Lumina Foundation 

DOCTORAL STUDENT SPEAKER
Introduction: Dean Rice
Speaker: LuanJiao Aggie Hu, PH.D. ’21

MASTER’S STUDENT SPEAKER
Introduction: Dean Rice
Speaker: Lekha Tantry, ‘20, M.ED. ‘21

PRESENTATION OF DEGREE RECIPIENTS
Kimberly A. Griffin, PH.D., M.A. ‘01
Associate Dean

DEAN’S REMARKS
Dean Rice

GRADUATE STUDENT NAMES’ DISPLAY