UT adds new commencement ceremonies due to increase in graduates

February 27, 2013 | Events, News, UToday, Adult and Lifelong Learning, Business and Innovation, Education, Health Science and Human Service, Engineering, Languages, Literature and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Nursing, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts
By Jon Strunk



Due to larger graduating classes, the colleges of Nursing and Engineering will hold individual commencement ceremonies this year.

The College of Nursing will host a combined convocation and commencement ceremony Friday, May 3, at 1 p.m. in Savage Arena.

The College of Engineering will host a convocation and commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in Nitschke Hall Auditorium.

The commencement ceremony for the colleges of Business and Innovation, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Visual and Performing Arts, and Languages, Literature and Social Sciences will be held Sunday, May 5, at 9:30 a.m. in Savage Arena.

The commencement ceremony for the Judith Herb College of Education, Health Science and Human Service and the College of Adult and Lifelong Learning will be held Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. in Savage Arena.

“We have the pleasant problem of graduating a larger class of students this spring and as a result, we want to be sure as many family members and friends of our graduates can watch their loved ones graduate,” said Dr. Scott Scarborough, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

In addition, the commencement ceremony for the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will take place Saturday, May 4, at 2 p.m. in Savage Arena. The commencement ceremony for the College of Law will take place Saturday, May 4, at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Auditorium, and the commencement ceremony for the College of Medicine and Life Sciences will take place Friday, June 7, at 2 p.m. in Stranahan Theater.