Spring 2020 Commencement
Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degrees
Renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Benjamin Crump will speak at the 161st Commencement. Selected for this honor by the faculty and approved by the Board of Trustees, Crump will also receive an honorary Doctor of Laws. Three recipients will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees: Nelson Henry Jr. (posthumously), Dr. Leonard Bethel, and Emery Wimbish.
Cap and Gown
It is time to order your academic regalia—cap and gown—for Commencement. We are working directly with an external vendor, Herff Jones, who will collect your personal information via the webform below and then mail your regalia to your home. Please have your height, weight, and mailing address ready, then navigate to the order link below. Be sure to submit the form by June 15! This is for main campus students only. If you are a SACE student be sure your information is accurate with SACE Student Services.
- Who is Eligible: All August 2019, December 2019, and May 2020 graduates who have not already participated in a prior ceremony.
- Order Link: http://colleges.herffjones.com/college/lincolnpa/
- Order Deadline: June 15, 2020.
- Cost: Free, as it is already included in your graduation fee. If you miss the deadline to order, Herff Jones will charge a fee.
- When: You should receive your cap and gown by the first week of July.
Lastly, when the date for the postponed Commencement ceremony is announced, this is the regalia that is required to be worn to participate. Please take care not to lose it, as there will be a fee for replacement regalia.
Questions? Contact email@example.com
Top of the Class Honors
Congratulations to Lincoln University's Class of 2020 valedictorian Jordyn Adams-Morris and salutatorian Daliso Talimi.
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To the graduates of Lincoln University’s: Congratulations!
May 23: ESPN's The Undefeated HBCU Day
Celebrate the Class of 2020 graduates at Historically Black Colleges and Universities with The Undefeated, ESPN’s content platform exploring the intersections of sports, race, and culture.
To learn more, visit www.TheUndefeated.com
May 16: HBCU National Commencement
Lincoln University invited 2020 graduates to participate in the National HBCU Commencement Celebration on Saturday, May 16. The virtual event was streamed live internationally on ESSENCE Studios.
The celebration featured celebrity hosts, motivational speakers, musical performances, and the profiles of HBCU valedictorians and other graduates.
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