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Defiance College holds commencement; awards honorary degree to Dr. DeBow Freed 

May 8, 2017 

One hundred and fifty-nine graduates were awarded diplomas during commencement ceremonies at Defiance College on Saturday, May 6. Dr. DeBow Freed, President Emeritus of Ohio Northern University and the University of Findlay, was recognized with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Alumnus Jeffrey Wilson to deliver 2017 Defiance College commencement address

April 28, 2017

One hundred and fifty-nine graduates will be awarded diplomas during Defiance College’s 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.

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The reasons to support the College are as numerous and diverse as the donors themselves. Whether it is made in appreciation for what you received here or as a vote of confidence in the future of the college, your commitment to Defiance College helps assure that we can continue to provide the many facets that combine to create the DC education. 

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Defiance College

701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, Ohio 43512
419.784.4010  /  1.800.520.GODC

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