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Appalachian to hold commencement ceremonies May 12-13

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Approximately 3,400 students will receive degrees during Appalachian State University’s commencement May 12-13. AppTV will sponsor a live stream of the events, which will be available at and on Appalachian’s Facebook page.

View larger imageApproximately 3,400 students will receive degrees during spring commencement May 12-13. Photo by Marie Freeman

On Friday, May 12, graduates from the Reich College of Education will receive degrees at 11 a.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center. The ceremony for graduates from the Hayes School of Music will be held at 2 p.m. in the Rosen Concert Hall. Beaver College of Health Sciences graduates will walk at 5 p.m. in the Holmes Center.

On Saturday, May 13, graduates from the College of Fine and Applied Arts, the Walker College of Business, and the College of Arts and Sciences will receive degrees in the Holmes Center at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively.

Graduate students will be honored during the ceremony for their degree-granting college or school.

About Appalachian State University

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.