Acclaimed Author Jeffrey J. Selingo Announced as John Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Masters Ceremony Speaker

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Over 450 graduates to attend May ceremony

Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is honored to announce that acclaimed author and Hopkins alum Jeffrey J. Selingo will speak at its 2018 Master’s Degree Graduation Ceremony on May 23.

Jeffery J. Selingo

Jeffrey J. Selingo

“We are thrilled to welcome such an accomplished author to celebrate commencement with us this May,” said Laura Hannon, Executive Director of Student Services for Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs and director of the ceremony. “Selingo has been a leading voice in education and his insights will inspire the Class of 2018 as they transition into brighter careers.”

As an MA in Government graduate, Selingo has written about higher education for over two decades and is the author of three books, the newest of which, There Is Life After College (HarperCollins, 2016), is a New York Times bestseller. Named one of LinkedIn’s “must-know influencers” of 2016, Selingo is a regular contributor to the Washington Post and The Atlantic and is a special advisor at Arizona State University, where he is the founding director of the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership in partnership with Georgetown University.

“Selingo’s higher education expertise lends well to students navigating the job field,” said Hannon who noted Selingo’s ongoing employment advice. “He has much to offer our students as they look to boost their careers.”

Spring graduation exercises will take place at 3 PM EST on May 23, 2018 at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Over 450 graduates will walk across the stage and be congratulated on the completion of their programs in the science, art, and humanities fields.

Advanced Academic Programs, a division within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, provides graduate programs via campuses in the Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland areas including, Baltimore and Rockville. Graduates from the division’s online programs will also be in attendance.

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