At the College of Education's Winter 2018 Commencement, held on December 19 at 2 pm, the College of Education community was honored to celebrate this major life milestone of more that 200 matriculating undergraduate and graduate students. Family and friends were invited to the ceremony to applaud their loved ones as they crossed the stage, and then attended a reception following the ceremony at the Maryland Club at the Riggs Alumni Center.
UMD College of Education Commencement Student Speaker
Dr. Emily Daubert (Ph.D. ’18) is a postdoctoral research associate in the Computational Cognitive Development and the Cognitive and Data Science Labs in the Psychology Department at Rutgers University–Newark. She received her doctorate in human development and quantitative methodology while working with her advisor, Associate Professor Geetha Ramani, at the University of Maryland and her bachelor’s degree in developmental psychology from Temple University. At Maryland, she received both Outstanding Doctoral Student and Outstanding Graduate Assistant awards, as well as grant awards from the National Science Foundation and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She is passionate about research, musicals, and helping children from underserved backgrounds.
UMD Winter Commencement
At the university-wide Winter 2018 Commencement, UMD College of Education Visiting Professor John B. King, Jr., former U.S. Education Secretary and CEO and President of the Education Trust, served as the commencement speaker.