On November 12, 2015, President Obama presented Army Captain Florent Groberg with the Medal of Honor at the White House for his heroism in tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan to save numerous lives. Click here to see Captain Florent Groberg receive the Medal of Honor. The Department of Criminology & Criminology wishes to thank fellow terp Captain Groberg for his bravery and dedicated and loyal service to our country.
University President Loh announced on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2015, Captain Groberg will be 2015 winter commencement speaker. Captain Groberg graduated from the University of Maryland in May of 2006 with a bachelor's degree in criminology and criminal justice.