Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Monday, February 19, 2018

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NEW HAVEN – Dr. Julia M. McNamara, right, president of Albertus Magnus College, adjusts the academic hood of Maryknoll Sister Janice McLaughlin, president of the Maryknoll Sisters, at the college’s May 18 commencement, assisted by Dr. Sean O'Connell, vice president for academic affairs at Albertus.

Sister Janice received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters at the 91st commencement exercises.

She was honored for her many years of working to promote peace and reconciliation in Africa, and for advocating for the poor and for the rights of young girls to attend school.

Commencement took place in front of iconic Rosary Hall, the first building acquired by the college. (Photo by Judith Sirora Rosenthal submitted)