U of M to award degrees Saturday
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:22 pm
The Messenger 12.14.11
Jan Young, executive director of the Assisi Foundation, will address graduates at the winter commencement of the University of Memphis Saturday at FedExForum.
The university will award a total of 1,549 degrees, including 38 doctorates, in two ceremonies.
At 10 a.m., the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Communication and Fine Arts, the University College and the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law will confer degrees.
At 2 p.m., commencement will be held for the Fogelman College of Business & Economics, the College of Education, the Herff College of Engineering, the Loewenberg School of Nursing, the School of Public Health and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Young, who earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing in 1983 from U of M, has had a distinguished career in education, health care, the military and philanthropy.
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