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Goodwin graduates in cap and gown

Congratulations to the Goodwin Class of 2020!

Celebrate the Goodwin Class of 2020! Hear from Drexel and Goodwin leadership, student speakers and our keynote speaker, author and career coach Lois Moran. All sessions are pre-recorded so you can turn your tassel and toast to the Class of 2020 any time of day. We look forward to seeing you online and be sure to share your day with us on social media with the hashtag #ForeverDragons.

Goodwin College of Professional Studies Commencement Speakers

Goodwin students are prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities lie ahead. As working adults and students eager to forge their own path, they are uniquely poised to lead us through this historic moment with their agility, perseverance and ambition. Drexel University and Goodwin College leadership along with accomplished student representatives and our esteemed keynote speaker celebrate your excellence:

Drexel University President John Fry

Interim Nina Henderson Provost, Paul E. Jensen, PhD

Goodwin College Assistant Dean Tim Gilrain

Keynote Speaker Lois Moran

 

Lois Moran is a career woman, entrepreneur, and success-maker. She draws from a unique base of experience that began over 20 years ago in corporate America. It all started with two Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies: GSK (formerly SK&F), followed by Merck (formerly Schering-Plough). Lois then crossed over to agency life, which culminated in the co-founding of JUICE Pharma Worldwide, where she served as CEO of the New York City office for 15 years. Lois is impassioned to help women get into the driver's seat of their careers. She is the author of Career VOLTA: Shift Your Career into High Gear. Her confidence-building programs are designed to spark illuminations and action plans that bring life-transforming VOLTAs. Lois's courage and resolve are rooted in her faith and her family — which happen to include a Drexel Dragon, her daughter is a proud Westphal alumna.

Undergraduate Speaker Roxzine Scott

Graduate Speaker Christe Konopitski

Goodwin College of Professional Studies Graduates

All undergraduate students, whether full-time or part-time, on campus or online who have earned a minimum of 75 institutional (not transfer) credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to receive Latin Honors on their transcripts upon completion of all degree credits.

GPA requirements for honors by categories are:

  • Cum Laude 3.500-3.699
  • Magna Cum Laude 3.700-3.899
  • Summa Cum Laude 3.900-4.000

Bachelor of Science in General Studies

  • Ryan Patrick Moys, Summa Cum Laude 
  • Roxzine Scott, Summa Cum Laude
  • Susan Gambescia, Magna Cum Laude
  • Kyle Innes Mosley, Cum Laude
  • Peter Clair Adams
  • Akua Ajarko
  • Alessandra Catharine Albano
  • David Matthew Ames
  • Anna M. Anzideo 
  • Sergio Alberto Arboleda
  • Alexa Nicole Augustine
  • Nicole T. Barbato
  • Yolounda Y. Barlow
  • Maurice Andre Bass 
  • John Brandon Begarly
  • Vanessa L. Bender
  • Odelia Bonner
  • Jacob Anthony Bononcini
  • Paulino Rui Cardoso, Jr.
  • Andy Chang
  • Thomas Chifunda
  • Melissa Pearl Comunale
  • Myles Corcoran
  • Katelyn Leonora Corgan Kotsur
  • Janis E. Cornelius
  • Jocelyn Monique Craighead
  • Yobanna Cruz 
  • Darnell C. Davis 
  • Christopher S. DeCarlo
  • Brandy Marie DeMarzo
  • Eleanor Dendler
  • Victoria DeSantis
  • Elisa Augusta Di Riego 
  • Meghan Dogherty
  • Tyler Draves
  • Devonya Nicole Dunn
  • Hilary Noelle Emmert
  • Tira R. Faison
  • Caitlin Fitzgerald
  • Jessica Freeman
  • James D. Fulmer 
  • Quentin Avery Gipson
  • Richard Stewart Granozio
  • Ansel Everett Fast Gustafson
  • Mulin Han
  • Sean Marlin Harris
  • Robert Christopher Hayes 
  • Tiffany D. Helfrich
  • Jansen M. Howard
  • Thomas E. Joyce
  • Anna Elizabeth Kelly
  • Veronica Helen King 
  • Linh My Le
  • Sebastian Leon
  • Andrew Steven Lieberman
  • Taoran Liu
  • Catherine Lee London
  • Lawrence Robert Meadows
  • Matthew Thomas Minarik
  • Amanda Grace Nadel
  • Donna Louise Negro 
  • Sufi Bin Noor
  • Hannah Park
  • Walter A. Pinkas
  • Benjamin Abram Pippin
  • Susan M. Richardson-Smith
  • Michelle Katherine Riordan
  • Tony Allen Rowe
  • Abigail Spencer Ryan
  • Aaron James Sanden
  • Giovanna Renee Shelton-Bailey
  • David Quintin Singer
  • Kristen Sokac
  • Brooke Solomon
  • Laneisha Reneé Sullivan
  • Brantley Tyson Taylor
  • Danielle Nicole Trenney
  • Eddie Richard Wells, Jr.
  • Colleen C. Welsh
  • Weilun Zhong

Master of Science in Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional & Social Sectors

  • Gina M. Kerwin 
  • Christe Konopitski 

Master of Science in Professional Studies

  • Jessica A. Barr
  • Ali Khan Bertot
  • Leslie Denice Davis
  • Jaime January Moll
  • Janina Mary Oskowiak
  • Crystal Yin Patton
  • Sheila Williams

Master of Science in Project Management & Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Master of Science

  • Rabih Atallah
  • Veronica Butler 
  • Spencer Colburn
  • Jeff S. Dilday
  • My Ha
  • Lawrence Johnson
  • Abdulrahman Sheikh Keita
  • Jay A.C. Kellogg
  • Joseph P. Meehan
  • Cindy Denise Miller
  • Alan R. Myers
  • Amaechi Jude Odafi
  • Christina Rose O'Donnell
  • Ioanna Panagiotou
  • Amanda Lynn Steigerwald
  • Alina Umair
  • Mareca Williams

Graduate Certificate

  • Prem Nirmal Patel
  • Amy Yeut-Mei Wen

Letters to the Class of 2020

Goodwin College of Professional Studies is incredibly proud of all that our graduates have achieved. Our academic leadership shares their words to the historic Class of 2020:

Lamont Wilson, Senior Director, Degree Completion Programs

Anne Converse Willkomm, Department Head, Graduate Studies

Kena Sears-Brown, Director, Continuing Professional Education

Cheers to you, from Goodwin College Faculty and Staff!

You are now #ForeverDragons! The Goodwin team will always be here to support you through your next academic and career steps. Welcome to the Drexel Alumni community and we can't wait to see you flourish.

Dept head of graduate studies with a sign that says

Anne Converse Willkomm, MFA

Department Head 

Graduate Studies

Goodwin program director giving thumbs up and congratulating class of 2020

Lamont Wilson

Senior Director

Degree Completion Programs

Goodwin advisor with a sign congratulating the class of 2020

Josh Ford

Academic Advisor

Degree Completion Programs

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Paul Cortopassi

Academic Advisor

Degree Completion Programs

Goodwin instructor holding up congratulations card

Michelle Lawson, JD, MS, MHRM, MBA

Faculty

MS in Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional & Social Sectors

Drexel instructor Al Vario that says

Al Vario, Ed.D.

Faculty

MS in Nonprofit Management: Public, Professional & Social Sectors

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Bill Martorano, MBA

Faculty

BS in General Studies, MS in Professional Studies

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Best friend of Sherrie Madia, PhD

Faculty

BS in General Studies

DRexel professor at convocation

John Via, PhD

Faculty

MS in Project Management

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Karen Christie

Academic Advisor

First-Year Exploratory Studies