LANCASTER, PA – Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is pleased to announce that Kathleen Pavelko, president and CEO of WITF, Inc., will be the graduation speaker at PCA&D’s 27th annual commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9.
Caroline Steinman Nunan of Lancaster has agreed to receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts (honoris causa), according to Mary Colleen Heil, PCA&D president. More than 50 seniors will receive their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in one of four majors –illustration, graphic design, fine arts, and photography – during Saturday’s commencement ceremonies in the Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts in Hensel Hall on the Franklin & Marshall College campus.
Commencement begins at 2 p.m.
Pavelko is president and CEO of WITF, Inc., a public media center in Harrisburg that serves more than 1.5 million citizens in central Pennsylvania. WITF’s media services include two public television channels, two public radio services, a regional print magazine, two websites, a statewide public radio network, a for-profit promotional and news network, and a workforce training division.
Nunan is well-known throughout Lancaster County for her many years of philanthropy and service to the community. She was the first woman director of Fulton Bank of Lancaster. She also served on the board of Lancaster General Hospital, and was an original member of the Demuth Museum and Rock Ford Foundation. She now serves on the board of the Heritage Center Museum of Lancaster (original and founding member), is a trustee emeritus of Franklin & Marshall College (1983-1995), and is a founding member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Music. She received the latter’s Director’s Award in 1993.
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