Photo: The students are throwing caps on their commencement day

The Catholic University of Korea “Spring 2023 Commencement” occurred at the Concert Hall at 2 PM on Thursday, February 16, 2023. In this ceremony, 987 bachelors, 222 masters, and 23 doctors received their diplomas.

There was also an award ceremony for outstanding graduates. Ahn Heebum (Psychology), Songsim Campus top honors graduate, received the President Award, Baek Seungyeon (Law) and 32 others received the Honors Award for Major, and Wi Seunghee (Biotechnology) and 177 others received the Outstanding Award. And Moon Seoyoung (Psychology) and 290 other graduates received ELP certificates.

“I am so proud of CUK members who worked hard and graduated despite the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic,” said President Fr. Luke Jongchul Won at the commencement ceremony. He appreciated the resilience of students who overcame obstacles caused by the pandemic.

“The degree you earned at university, the experience of making decisions you met many times during your studies, and the friends you made in clubs and classrooms will serve as stepping stones for your new start and confidence. I hope you will walk confidently as a member of CUK to find what your heart truly desires and joy and hope,” he added.

Photo: President Fr. Luke Jongchul Won is giving a speech at the Commencement Ceremony