Penn State Altoona to hold fall commencement ceremony
ALTOONA – Penn State Altoona will hold its fall 2012 commencement ceremony Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona.
130 students are slated to graduate for the semester.
The commencement speaker will be Dr. Ralph D. McKibbin. McKibbin earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania, then went on to receive his medical degree from what is now the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He performed his medical residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was selected as chief medical resident prior to completing his fellowship in gastroenterology. In 1992, McKibbin returned to his ancestral roots in central Pennsylvania to embark upon his career in gastroenterology.