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Belmont University Lauds Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 5

Belmont graduates largest class in University’s history

Belmont University will hold its spring 2012 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students on Saturday, May 5 in the Curb Event Center.

For the second consecutive year, the University will have two ceremonies on the same day. At 10 a.m. candidates from the College of Pharmacy, the College of Health Sciences & Nursing, the College of Business Administration, the College of Entertainment and Music Business and the School of Religion will have their degrees conferred. At 2 p.m. candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, the College of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies and University College will have their degrees conferred.

Belmont celebrates the graduation of a total of 1,018 students, marking the largest graduation in the University’s history to date. During the graduation ceremonies, 723 undergraduate, 211 master’s and 84 doctoral degrees will be conferred. Among the graduates is the Belmont University College of Pharmacy charter class, with 65 members receiving their Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Tickets, which have been distributed to the graduating students, will be required for guests wishing to attend either event. The ceremonies can be watched live at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at  this link.

Dr. Robert C. Fisher, president of the University, will preside over the events and present the commencement address at both ceremonies.

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