Virginia Graduation, May 19

May 16, 2012


Saint Leo University President Arthur F. Kirk, Jr., will greet more than 800 adult learners who are expected to participate in the university’s 2012 Virginia Commencement Ceremony, to be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 19, on the campus of Hampton University.

Danny Hunley ’92, vice president of operations at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, will serve as guest commencement speaker. He also serves on the executive advisory council of the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University. His commitment to education has helped shape his own career, which began at Newport News Shipbuilding, where he got his first job as a welder.

Saint Leo’s Virginia graduates come together from numerous teaching facilities the university operates in the commonwealth. Saturday’s graduates also represent a broad range of academic programs.

At the undergraduate level, the degrees to be conferred include: the Associate of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of Social Work degree. At the graduate level, Saint Leo students have worked to attain: the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Arts in Theology, the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, the Master of Science in Critical Incident Management; and the Master of Science in Instructional Design. Saint Leo has offered continuing education to adult learners in Virginia since 1974.