Philadelphia University graduation ceremony in photos

Nearly 720 undergraduate and graduate students proudly walked the stage at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday for Philadelphia University’s 2011 Commencement Ceremony.

Steven G. Blank, an award-winning educator, author, engineer and entrepreneur spoke at the graduation ceremony and was awarded with the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.

Blank has founded eight companies involving software development, workstation development, computer peripherals, military intelligence systems, semiconductors and video game development. 

NewsWorks Contributor Bas Slabbers took these snapshots of the day. 

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