We had a beautiful day -- inside and out -- for the PCA&D graduation, held on May 3. It's evident in the smiles of a few of our graduates, shown above (l. to r.): Nicole Cruz Ramos, Taylor Buck, Eric Espinosa, Mikhail Yakovlev, and Leawna Burek.
Mary Colleen Heil, PCA&D President, prepares to deliver her remarks to the Class of 2014.
PCA&D Trustees, administration and guests paused prior to entering the May 3 commencement ceremony. From l. to r.: Pam Richardson, Dean of Students; Robert Macina, Chairman, PCA&D Board of Trustees; Mary Colleen Heil, PCA&D President; Marc Torick, Academic Dean; Deborah Obalil, Executive Director of AICAD and commencement speaker; Gail Anderson, award-winning designer and recipient of honorary degree; Robert Krasne, PCA&D Trustee; Randy Patterson, PCA&D Trustee; and David Buckman, PCA&D Trustee.
Deborah Obalil, Executive Director of AICAD, was the commencement speaker.
Gail Anderson, award-winning designer, smiles after receiving an honorary degree. Mary Colleen Heil and Robert Macina are shown immediately behind Gail.
PCA&D's academic chairs presented year-end awards. See the full list. In this photo, Chalkley Matlack '14 (in foreground) is about to receive the Fine Art departmental award, as Eric Weeks, Chair of the Fine Art department, is off-camera ready to present it. Also shown (l. to r.) are department chairs Christine Welch, Photography; Jessica Sponsler, Liberal Arts; Pam Barby, Graphic Design; and Robert Hochgertel, Illustration.
PCA&D's 32nd commencement event.