Salem State officials conferred more than 1,400 bachelor's degrees at two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 22, 2010, and 599 master's degrees on Thursday, May 20.
- Dr. Sarah Lawrence-Lightfoot, Emily Hargroves Fisher professor of education at Harvard University, addresses students at the graduate ceremony.
- Journalists Carole E. Simpson and Dr. Mallika Marshall, mother and daughter, receive honorary degrees at the School of Arts and Sciences ceremony.
- A proud moment after the ceremony.
- Members of the class of 2010 are ready to celebrate.
- Student trustee Kyle Meadows '10 alongside honorary degree recipient Robert Lappin during the graduate ceremony.
- Liz Roccoforte '10, president, Student Government Association, delivers greetings at the School of Arts and Sciences ceremony
- Cornelius A. Metili '10 delivers the student address during the Bertolon School of Business and Schools of Human Services ceremony
- James Ansara, chairman, Shawmut Design and Construction, receives an honorary degree
- Lynn Nicholas, president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Hospital Association, delivers commencement address.
- Alumni association president Erik Champy
- Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis addresses graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences.