Approximately 200 students crossed the stage amongst cheers of "We love you" and "Way to go" at the 59th annual commencement ceremony of University of Maryland University College Europe held in Heidelberg. The ceremony honored more than 1,100 graduates from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Worldwide, more than 7,000 were recognized. UMUC Europe and its partner institution Bowie State University awarded nearly 90 master's degrees, more than 500 bachelor's degrees, and almost 550 associates degrees. University of Maryland University College has awarded more than 60,000 degrees in Europe since 1949. In the 2010-2011 academic year, more than 25,000 students enrolled at 70 sites throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East and 90,000 students enrolled with UMUC worldwide.
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