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Congratulations to the Glenn College Class of 2022!

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Dean Trevor Brown congratulates graduate Grace Hall, who received her degree in public management, leadership and policy, at the college pre-commencement ceremony.

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs spring 2022 commencement included the largest undergraduate and graduate classes to date.

Of the 97 undergraduate students, 15 graduated with honors in public affairs and five with research distinction. In addition, 63 graduated with Latin honors: 27 Summa Cum Laude, 24 Magna Cum Laude and 12 Cum Laude.

The 92 graduate students included 43 with a Master of Public Administration (with 12 in the D.C. program); 15 with a Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management; 29 from the Online Master of Public Administration and Leadership program; and five PhD recipients.


Students, faculty and staff gather for a photo at the Glenn College pre-commencement ceremony.

At the spring pre-commencement ceremony, Assistant Professor Christopher Rea received the Mary K. Marvel Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award and the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Siyu Liu received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, while Ahmed Wiqar received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

This fall, two recent graduates of the doctorate program will begin tenure track positions: Andrew Van Leuven, assistant professor of community and rural development at Oklahoma State University, and Stephanie Casey Pierce, assistant professor at the University of Tennessee.