ALLENTOWN – Muhlenberg College held its 170th baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies on May 17 and18. A total of 519 degrees were awarded to 511 students, and 267 students in the Class of 2018 graduated with honors and distinctions.
Local students who graduated:
- Heather Lash of Reading, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a self-designed major in Gender and Conflict Studies
- Brandi Vallely of Temple, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media & Communication and Business Administration
The College also conferred honorary degrees to commencement speaker Dr. Robert D. Loeffler ’70, composer Morten Lauridsen, public policy advocate Heather C. McGhee, and humanitarian Elissa Montanti.