Brennan Rouse and Mike Vanover, childhood friends from Titusville, N.J., graduated together from McDaniel College, Westminster, Md., May 20, and both graduated with triple majors in similar studies. Rouse graduated cum laude with a triple major in Accounting-Economics, Business Administration, and Economics, while Vanover majored in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics.
McDaniel College awarded a total of 649 master’s and bachelor’s degrees during the college’s 153rd Commencement on May 20. Commencement speaker for the undergraduate ceremony was legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and bestselling author Bob Woodward. The 368 bachelor’s degree recipients hailed from 21 states, plus the District of Columbia, and 10 countries.
Academic honors given at graduation include summa cum laude for a cumulative grade point average of 3.9 or higher, magna cum laude for a cumulative grade point average of 3.70 to 3.89 and cum laude for a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 to 3.69.
Submitted by McDaniel College. For more information about the college visit www.mcdaniel.edu.