COLLEGE PARK (5/22/18) — More than 120 students were recognized Monday during the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism commencement ceremony at Ritchie Coliseum.
Merrill College Dean Lucy A. Dalglish and Professor Carl Sessions Stepp — participating in his final college commencement before retiring after 35 years of teaching — made short speeches during the hourlong ceremony. New graduate Alexander Flum was voted student speaker by his peers.
Jemele Hill, a chief correspondent and senior columnist for ESPN’s The Undefeated, gave the commencement address. She was selected by a committee of graduating seniors.
The full video, which was streamed live online, is below and archived on the college’s YouTube channel.
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