Mississippi Public Universities to award 4,663 degrees in December

Mississippi Public Universities to award 4,663 degrees in December

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mississippi Public Universities will confer 4,663 degrees in December.

According to a press release from Mississippi Public Universities, the Board of Trustees approved awarding the degrees, which includes 3,519 undergraduate and 1,144 graduate degrees. It in an increase of 235 more degrees than was awarded in December 2016.

2017 DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULES

Alcorn State University

Time/Date: 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 8, 2017

Location: Davey L. Whitney Health and Physical Education Complex

Speaker: Dr. Caleph B. Wilson, Field Application Scientist, Miltenyi Biotec

Delta State University

Graduate Commencement Exercises

Time/Date: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017

Location: Bologna Performing Arts

Speaker: Dr. Ronald G. Koehler, Chair Emeritus for the Department of Art

and Professor Emeritus of Art; 2017 Recipient of S.E. Kossman

Outstanding Teacher Award, Delta State University

Undergraduate Commencement Exercises

Time/Date: 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017

Location: Bologna Performing Arts

Speaker: Dr. Ronald G. Koehler, Chair Emeritus for the Department of Art

and Professor Emeritus of Art; 2017 Recipient of S.E. Kossman

Outstanding Teacher Award, Delta State University

Jackson State University

Undergraduate/Graduate Commencement Exercises

Time/Date: 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 8, 2017

Location: Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center

Speaker: Dr. Kevin Murriel, Senior Pastor, Cascade United Methodist

Church

Mississippi State University

Meridian Campus

Time/Date: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2017

Location: Kahlmus Auditorium, College Park Campus, MSU-Meridian

Speaker: Eddie Kelley, Meridian Division Manager, Mississippi Power

Starkville Campus

College of Architecture, Art and Design, College of Arts and Sciences, College of

Education

Time/Date: 9:30 a.m., Friday, December 8, 2017

Location: Humphrey Coliseum

Speaker: Dr. Allen K. Sills, Jr., Chief Medical Officer, National Football

League

Bagley College of Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of

Business, College of Forest Resources, College of Veterinary Medicine,

Time/Date: 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017

Location: Humphrey Coliseum

Speaker: Dr. John D. Davis, IV, Neurosurgeon, NewSouth NeuroSpine

Mississippi University for Women

Time/Date: 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 15, 2017

Location: Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall

Speaker: Mr. Joey Barnes, WCBI News

The University of Southern Mississippi

Time/Date: 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017

Location: Bernard Reed Green Coliseum

Speaker: TBD