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Commencement ceremonies held Dec. 10 at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Commencement ceremonies will be held at Appalachian State University on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Holmes Convocation Center. A total of 1,205 undergraduate students will receive their degrees, plus 191 graduate students.

View larger imageFall Commencement for Appalachian State University will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10. Photo by Marie Freeman

Two ceremonies will take place and both will feature student speakers.

The ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, Walker College of Business and Hayes School of Music begins at 10 a.m.

The second ceremony begins at 2 p.m. for the College of Fine and Applied Arts, Beaver College of Health Sciences and Reich College of Education.

Both ceremonies will be streamed live at

About Appalachian

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.