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Pioneering woman addresses Seton Hill commencement

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Donna Markham, president of Catholic Charities USA, receives an honorary degree from president of Seton Hill University Mary Finger, left, at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, during the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019 commencement ceremony.
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Donna Markham, president of Catholic Charities USA, gives her commencement speech to graduates at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, during the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019 commencement ceremony.
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Graduates stand for the National Anthem at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019.
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Seton Hill University graduate Jessica Minneci makes her way back to her seat after receiving her degree, along with her guide dog, Joyce, who was an honorary graduate during the ceremony, on Saturday, May 11, 2019 for the commencement for the graduating class of 2019 at Seton Hill University.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University graduates receive their degrees from university President Mary Finger at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019 at Seton Hill University.
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Graduates listen to speakers at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019 commencement ceremony.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Graduates stand for the National Anthem at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A student and soon-to-be graduate waits in the lobby of the McKenna Center for the processional of graduates Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019 at Seton Hill University.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University graduates applaud fellow classmates during the awarding of degrees at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A graduate waves to audience members during the start of the commencement ceremony at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University students and soon-to-be graduates make their way into the McKenna Center gymnasium for the processional Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University students and soon-to-be graduates make their way into the McKenna Center gymnasium for the processional Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University graduates receive their degrees from university president Mary Finger at the McKenna Center gymnasium on Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019 at Seton Hill University.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Graduates scan the crowds looking for friends and family during the commencement ceremony at the McKenna Center gymnasium Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the Seton Hill University graduating class of 2019.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Seton Hill University students and soon-to-be graduates make their way into the McKenna Center gymnasium for the processional Saturday, May 11, 2019, for the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2019.

Sister Donna Markham, the first woman to serve as president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, served as the featured speaker Saturday for Seton Hill University’s undergraduate commencement exercises.

Markham received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during the ceremony in the Salvitti Gymnasium at the McKenna Center on the Greensburg campus.

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