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Belmont University’s Spring Commencement Ceremonies Set for Saturday, May 7

Belmont University will hold its spring 2016 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students tomorrow, Saturday, May 7 in the Curb Event Center. Belmont anticipates the graduation of 1,189 students, with 887 bachelors, 117 master’s and 185 doctoral degrees conferred. This is the largest commencement ceremony ever for the University.

At 9:30 a.m. candidates from the Massey College of Business, Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, College of Science and Mathematics, University College and graduate students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will have their degrees conferred. At 2:30 p.m. candidates from the College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing, College of Theology and Christian Ministry, College of Pharmacy and undergraduate students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will have their degrees conferred.

Tickets, which have been distributed to the graduating students, are required for guests wishing to attend either event. Dr. Bob Fisher, president of the University, will preside over the events and present the commencement address at both ceremonies. Watch the graduation ceremony live by visiting www.belmont.edu during the ceremony and clicking the watch live link.

Baccalaureate will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, May 6 in the Curb Event Center. Covering the topic “A Service of Ordination to Daily Work,” the worship service for graduates and their families will feature students from various disciplines sharing stories of how God is calling them to use lessons learned at Belmont to serve others.