A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday (Dec. 15) as WCU held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class and a group of alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.
James Driver Blythe, a criminal justice major from Cherokee, will deliver remarks for the morning ceremony and Emma Mahala Mooney, a Dobson native and business administration and law major, will address the audience for the afternoon event.
Western Carolina University recently graduated its largest class in its 129-year history, a class featuring more than 1,600 graduates. Below is a link to pictures of the three graduation ceremonies of the Class of 2018.
Recognition of graduating students with perfect GPAs, the presentation of an honorary doctorate to an aerospace engineer, and speeches from one of the University of North Carolina System’s top teachers and one of Western Carolina University’s stellar graduate students were among the highlights Friday and Saturday (May 11-12) as WCU held a trio of commencement exercises.
Graduating students who comprise what is expected to be Western Carolina University’s seventh straight record spring class will don caps and gowns for a trio of commencement ceremonies Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12.
Western Carolina University held a pair of commencement exercises Saturday (Dec. 16) to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall graduating class and a group of WCU alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.
Western Carolina University will hold a pair of commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, to honor the university’s fall graduating class and a group of newly minted WCU alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions.
Fall semester at Western Carolina University has just begun, but faculty and staff involved in commencement already are pondering a couple of big changes that will take effect as the university celebrates its fall graduating class in December.
Recognition of undergraduate students sporting perfect GPAs for their college careers, the awarding of an honorary doctorate to a revered Cherokee elder, and an address by one of the University of North Carolina system’s top teachers were among the highlights from a trio of spring commencement ceremonies held at Western Carolina University.