Baccalaureate and Graduation are full of pageantry, pomp, and circumstance. Gowns, caps, and hoods are part of the regalia proudly worn by graduates to signify a memorable and important step in their lives.
During a Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony on May 14, Alvernia University graduates had hoods placed over their shoulders by members of the faculty to signify the graduates’ advancement within the academic community.
The color of the hood represents the academic degree earned by the graduate:
Master of Arts
Master in Business Administration
Master in Education
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Social Work
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Associate of Science
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