May 9 2024

Media Advisory: Coppin State University to Host 124th Commencement on May 17, 2024

President Anthony L. Jenkins with Graduates

BALTIMORE – Coppin State University proudly announces its 124th Commencement Ceremony, honoring the academic accomplishments of the Class of 2024 on Friday, May 17. Dr. Linda L. Singh, distinguished as Maryland’s first African-American and first woman Adjutant General (retired), will deliver the keynote address, inspiring graduates as they embark on their next journey. 

Graduates will take the traditional walk, starting from the Parlett L. Moore Library quad, passing by the iconic statue of Fanny Jackson Coppin, and culminating at the fields of the Physical Education Complex, where the ceremony will commence. 

Class of 2024 Highlights:  

More than 250 bachelor’s degrees, nearly 50 master’s degrees, 10 doctoral degrees, and three (3) honorary degrees, Dr. Eugenia Collier; Larry S. Gibson, JD; and William "Billy" Murphy, Jr., JD, will be conferred during the ceremony.  

Notably, one Coppin Eagle marks a significant familial milestone as the 10th member of her family to graduate from Coppin State University. 


Commencement 2024 Event Details:  

What: Coppin State University Commencement  


Linda L. Singh, CEO of Kaleidoscope Affect, LLC and Major General (retired) from the Maryland National Guard

Tom McMillen, University System of Maryland Board of Regents Member 

Anthony L. Jenkins, Coppin State University President  

When: Friday, May 17 | 9:00 AM  

Where: Physical Education Complex Soccer Field 

Coppin State University 

2523 Gwynns Falls Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21216 (Campus Map


Press Note: Press planning to attend Commencement must RSVP by Wednesday, May 15, 2024, by 4 p.m. via email to

Limited parking will be available on campus in Lot H. 

More information about commencement can be found at

Commencement will be live streamed at 

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