York College of Pennsylvania president Pamela Gunter-Smith, left, hugs graduate Margaret Eckles-Ray, of York, on the stage after receiving her diploma. Eckles-Ray graduated with a degree in Political Science. Eckles-Ray said that she felt welcomed by Gunter-Smith from the start when the college president invited her to her office to chat. (Paul Kuehnel - Daily Record/Sunday News)
York College of Pennsylvania winter commencement included a 38 year Army veteran finishing college and a commencement speaker alumnus who gained national recognition as the first grandmother to graduate from the Yale School of Medicine.
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