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Gen. Dennis Via (U.S. Army, Ret.) and Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Christine Ross to Deliver Keynote Addresses 

Ceremonies Will Be Available Live Via Webcasts

ADELPHI, Md. (Dec. 4, 20178—University of Maryland University College will hold its winter commencement ceremonies at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland, on Saturday, Dec. 15.  Approximately 1,400 students are scheduled to graduate during two ceremonies held that day.

UMUC Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15:


, Xfinity Center, College Park

Keynote speaker: Retired Army Gen. Dennis Via, Senior Executive Advisor and Fellow for Defense Futures at Booz Allen Hamilton

, Xfinity Center, College Park

Keynote speaker: Christine Ross, President and CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and UMUC alumna.

The two ceremonies will be available for viewing live via webcasts. To access the webcasts, visit

UMUC also holds stateside commencement ceremonies in May, as well as ceremonies for military personnel and their dependents at installations around the world (Tokyo, Okinawa, South Korea, Europe, and Guam).

Check out messages, photos and stories from UMUC graduates on Facebook and follow the conversation on Twitter using #UMUCGrad.

For information about UMUC commencement, please visit