Belmont University hosted its August 2022 commencement ceremony for graduate and undergraduate students at 5 p.m on Friday, August 12 in the Curb Event Center. The University celebrated the graduation of a total of 286 students, awarding 117 bachelor’s degrees, 130 master’s degrees and 39 doctoral degrees.
Belmont President Dr. Greg Jones presided over the event and delivered the commencement address. Worship Leadership graduate Dedreck Carr presented the scripture reading and student reflection, followed by a student musical performance by graduate Margaret Collier.
This is the third Belmont commencement ceremony to feature the original song inspired by President Jones’s inaugural theme titled “Let Hope Abound,” performed by alumna Piper Jones. The piece was written by Chad Cates, Tony Wood and Melinda Doolittle.