Seattle University To Convey Honorary Degree


Seattle University at its Commencement ceremony on June 10 will honor Mr. Mark Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer of PACCAR Inc (, with an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters. Mr. Pigott will receive his honor during the graduate commencement ceremony for his continuous dedication to SU.   

He is the fourth generation of the Pigott family to actively support the university.  Mr. Pigott has taught students in the Executive MBA program for fifteen years, and his commitment to education at SU has resulted in the establishment of the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts and the establishment of the Pigott Center for Leadership.   

Nearly 2000 students will earn undergraduate and graduate degrees from SU this year.   

WHEN: Sunday June 10, 2012 
            3 – 5 p.m., Graduate Ceremony  

WHERE: Key Arena         
              334 1st Ave. N.  
              Seattle, WA  

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