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Western Pa. colleges schedule commencement

| Monday, April 21, 2014, 11:18 p.m.

Commencement season for the Class of 2014 begins soon and will continue through May for colleges and universities in Western Pennsylvania.

• Butler County Community College, 7 p.m. May 21, Field House. Speaker: Elizabeth Bolden, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges

• California University of Pennsylvania, 10 a.m. May 10, Convocation Center

• Carnegie Mellon University, 11 a.m. May 18, Gesling Stadium

• Carlow University, 1 p.m. May 10, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, Oakland

• Chatham University, 10 a.m. May 19, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, Oakland. Speaker: Denis Hayes, president and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation in Seattle

• Community College of Alle­gheny County, 7 p.m. May 15, Petersen Events Center

• Community College of Beaver County, 6 p.m. May 8, Athletics & Events Center. Speaker; David Weil, auditor, U.S. Agency for International Development, Office of the Inspector General

• Duquesne University, 5 p.m. May 9, A.J. Palumbo Center. Speaker: Ed Fritsky, retired chairman, president and CEO of Immunex Corp.

• Geneva College, 10 a.m. May 10, Reeves Stadium. Speaker: Greg Baylor, senior counsel, Alliance for Defending Freedom

• Grove City College, 10 a.m. May 17 on the Quad between Harbison Chapel and Crawford Hall. Speaker: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

• Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 10, Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Center

• La Roche College, 10 a.m. May 3, Kerr Fitness & Sports Center. Speaker: Charlie Batch

• Penn State University, May 9, 10 and 11, various times and locations at University Park

• Penn State Greater Allegheny, 11 a.m. May 10, Wunderly Gymnasium. Speaker: Pittsburgh Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak

• Penn State Beaver, 7 p.m. May 9, auditorium

• Penn State Fayette, 10 a.m. May 10, Main Arena Community Center

• Penn State New Kensington, 10 a.m. May 10, Athletic Center

• Point Park University, 10 a.m. May 3, Consol Energy Center. Speaker: James E. Rohr, executive chairman, PNC Financial Services Group

• Robert Morris, 9:30 a.m. May 10, Sewall Center

• Seton Hill University, 10 a.m. May 17, Salvitti Gymnasium McKenna Center

• Slippery Rock University, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 10, Morrow Fieldhouse

• St. Vincent College, 2 p.m. May 10, Robert S. Carey Student Center

• University of Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. April 27, Petersen Events Center. Speaker: Pitt Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg

• University of Pittsburgh Greensburg, 11 a.m. April 26, Ridilla Field. Speaker: Ambassador James R. Woolsley, former CIA director

• Washington & Jefferson College, 10 a.m. May 17, Olin Lawn

• Westminster College, 2:30 p.m., May 18, Old Main. Speaker: Leonard M. Carroll, chairman of Seneca Capital Management Inc.

• Westmoreland County Community College, 6 p.m. May 9, Founder's Hall. Speaker: Mary Catherine Motchar, president of Arbor Industries

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