Priscila Barron Sanchez Will Be 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Priscila Barron Sanchez has been chosen to deliver the student address during the undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 21.

Barron Sanchez is a sociology and criminal justice major with French and philosophy minors. She has served as a Linkages Mentor Program intern and is a resident adviser and an operations manager for residence life. She is an Excel! Research Scholar and presented at the American Sociological Association Honors Conference in August 2015. Barron Sanchez also volunteers at the Minnesota Justice Foundation.

Barron Sanchez’s speech, titled “What is the Common Good?”, challenges graduates to define the common good beyond literal words, and through actions, intentions and their presence. The selection committee is grateful to all of the nominators and nominees for their submissions.