More than 800 graduates are ready to cross the stage to receive their degrees during two commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 15.
At the 10 a.m. ceremony, graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration and the College of Education and Human Performance will receive their degrees.
At the 1 p.m. ceremony, graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering will cross the stage.
Students receiving their master’s and doctoral degrees will be recognized within their academic colleges.
During the commencement ceremonies, Kaley Dodd, Student Government Association president, will present the Distinguished Student Awards. Rick Garza, president of the Javelina Alumni Association, will bring a welcome.
During the 1 p.m. ceremony, LTC Victor Diaz, professor of military science, will commission two students as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. Commissionees include Chance Hernandez and Kimberly McRae.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Daniel Trevino Jr., superintendent of the Mercedes Independent School District. More information about winter commencement can be found here:
Dr. Natalya Delcoure, dean of the College of Business Administration, recently spoke with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) to explain the importance of an AACSB Accreditation, and what this means for Javelina Nation. Read more about it below.
In Thursday, December 7, faculty, staff and students were treated to festive tunes by carolers from the music department.
At quick glance, Morgan Glynn Pope, 25, seems like a typical college student. Smart, driven and excited to be graduating this fall. However, those aren’t the only tools Pope carries in her arsenal. Her field bag full of tools and research is often beside her. The San Antonio native is set to graduate this fall with a Bachelor of Science in Geology, further proving that women can get their hands dirty as much as the boys can. Read more about Morgan's journey below.
December 8-14: Final Exams
December 15: Commencement
December 18: Final grades for Fall 2017 semester due by noon
December 18: First class day of Winter Intersession 2017