Belmont University held its Spring 2011 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students on Sat., May 14 in the Curb Event Center. For the first time, the University held two ceremonies on the same day. At 10 a.m., candidates from the College of Business Administration, the College of Entertainment and Music Business, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Religion celebrated commencement followed at 2 p.m. by candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health Sciences & Nursing, Interdisciplinary Studies and University College.
Belmont recognized recording artist and longtime Bruins supporter Vince Gill today with an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree during the 10 a.m. spring commencement celebration. Click here for more on that story.
Belmont celebrated the graduation of a total of 862 students, marking the largest graduation in the university’s history to date. During the graduation ceremonies, 650 undergraduate, 187 master’s and 25 doctoral degrees were conferred.
Dr. Robert C. Fisher, president of the university, presided over the events and presented the commencement address at both ceremonies. Click here to view video from both graduation ceremonies.