Guest Speaker


Graduate Commencement - 2019
Brennan O'Donnell, Ph.D.

Brennan O'Donnell, Ph.D., president of Manhattan College, will be the guest speaker for the graduate commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. in the Anderson Center. Dr. O'Donnell and his wife, Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, Ph.D., have a special affinity for Misericordia and Northeastern Pennsylvania. A native of Kingston, his late mother, Mary Patricia (Brennan) O'Donnell, was a member of the Class of 1939 and his late aunt, Sister Miriam R. Brennan, RSM, was a member of the Class of 1950.



Undergraduate Commencement - 2019
Tanya M. Trippett, M.D.

Misericordia University is also pleased to welcome Tanya M. Trippett, M.D., a pediatric hematologic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in the care of children with lymphomas, as the keynote speaker for the annual undergraduate commencement ceremony. Dr. Trippett earned her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees, summa cum laude, from Spelman College in Georgia, where she was also the class valedictorian. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University School of Medicine.


For more information about the May 2019 commencement speakers click here.


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