Some 1,250 members of Western Carolina University’s spring graduating class will be honored as the university holds a trio of commencement ceremonies, May 6-7, at Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Commencement for WCU’s Graduate School will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6.
Commencement for the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Allied Professions, and Fine and Performing Arts will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, followed by a 3:30 p.m. ceremony for the College of Business, College of Health and Human Sciences, and Kimmel School of Construction Management.
Chancellor John W. Bardo, who will be presiding over his last commencements as the university’s chief executive will deliver his charge to the degree candidates at all three ceremonies.
University officials urge those attending to plan on arriving at the Ramsey Center at least one hour before the events begin. On-campus shuttle services will be available for the three ceremonies. Driving and parking information, including a map of traffic patterns, is available at http://www.wcu.edu/24593.asp.
For more general information about WCU’s commencements, contact the registrar’s office at (828)227-7216.