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Kennametal Chairman Addresses December Commencement at SVC

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Posted: Wednesday Dec 21, 2011

December 19, 2011

Carlos M. Cardoso, third from left, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Kennametal Inc., was the principal speaker at the seventh annual December commencement ceremony of Saint Vincent College on Saturday, December 17 in the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the Saint Vincent College campus in Latrobe. He was also honored with the conferral of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree. One hundred and twenty-eight students – 41 undergraduates and 87 graduate students – who completed requirements in August or December – received their degrees at the traditional academic ceremony. Members of the platform party included, from left, Fr. Killian Loch, O.S.B., Director of Campus Ministry, Saint Vincent College; Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Chancellor, Saint Vincent College; Mr. Cardoso; Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., President, Saint Vincent College; Dr. John Smetanka, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean, Saint Vincent College; and Dr. Christopher Oldenburg, President of Faculty Council, Saint Vincent College.

To view photos from Commencement, visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/saintvincentcollege/sets/72157628488299403/.