Spring commencement May 12

Spring commencement ceremonies will be held at Henderson State University Friday, May 12, with more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees.

The ceremony for School of Business and Teachers College, Henderson, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Wells Center gymnasium, followed at noon by the ceremony for the Ellis College of Arts and Sciences.

Faculty charges will be presented by Dr. Lonnie Jackson, assistant professor of management, and Dr. Catherine Leach, associate professor of computer science. Student responses will be given by Jessie Jacoby, a management major from Gilmer, Texas, and Will Blair, a mathematics major from Amity.

The candidates for graduation will be presented by: Dr. Steve Adkison, provost and vice president for academic affairs; Dr. Kenneth Taylor, vice provost and dean, graduate school; Dr. Celya Taylor, dean, Teachers College, Henderson; Dr. Marc Miller, dean, School of Business; and Dr. John Hardee, dean, Ellis College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Glen Jones, Henderson president, will confer the degrees. Greg Gibson, assistant professor of English, is the official announcer.