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2024 graduates: Reflecting on your milestone

Graduates tossing their caps in the air

Dear students,

Congratulations to all our master’s, doctoral and advanced certificate students graduating in May! Your dedication and hard work have brought you to this milestone, and I’m incredibly proud of your accomplishments. It will be an honor to celebrate with you. 

As you walk across the stage to receive your degrees and certificates, know that you are joining our esteemed group of alumni, known for leading change, innovating and collaborating across research, scholarship and practice to make our world “ever better.” 

To our returning students, your commitment to furthering your education is commendable. We are excited to continue supporting you in your academic journey at Warner, especially through our newly established Office for Student Success. We are here to facilitate your success every step of the way.

I encourage all of you to continue nurturing your academic curiosity and leveraging your skills, talents and experiences to make meaningful contributions to our schools, organizations, and communities. Your dedication and passion for leading change will shape a more equitable future. And, in the spirit of Meliora, I encourage you to remain connected to our community of change-makers and field shapers who innovate and collaborate to shape education and better the lives of all.

Thank you for choosing Warner, enriching us, and allowing us to learn along with you. On behalf of the Warner School, I extend heartfelt congratulations to our outstanding graduates. May your future endeavors be filled with success, fulfillment and endless possibilities.

I look forward to witnessing your impact in the years ahead. 


Sarah Peyre, EdD
Dean, Warner School of Education