Area commencement ceremonies begin today for colleges, universities

Area commencement ceremonies begin today for colleges, universities
Graduation Schedule (Source: WTVM)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Undergraduate and graduate students are wrapping up their college careers in the upcoming weekends. KCBD has all the information you need on the local commencement ceremonies.

South Plains College

Friday, May 10, is when all of South Plains College graduates will be walking the stage in the Texan Dome. The morning ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. and the afternoon ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Watch the morning ceremony live here and the afternoon ceremony live here. The entire ceremony will be caught on camera and DVDs can be ordered for $15 at the west side ticket booth in the foyer of the Texan Dome.

Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Christian University will be holding commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Master’s graduates will be receiving their diploma on Friday. There will be a reception starting at 6 p.m. where faculty, graduates and families of graduates can mingle and enjoy some hors d’oeuvres before the ceremony. Check-in will begin at 7 p.m. in the American Heritage Lobby and the ceremony will commence at 7:30 p.m in the McDonald Moody Auditorium. Undergraduates will receive their diplomas on Saturday in the Rip Griffin Center at 10:00 a.m.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

School of Nursing graduates walk the stage on Friday, May 10, at 10 a.m. in the United Supermarkets Arena. School of Health Professions will walk the stage on May 11 at 10 a.m. in the United Supermarkets Arena. The commencement ceremony for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences starts at 1:30 p.m. in the Allen Theatre on May 11. School of medicine graduates will have their commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17 in the Civic Center Theatre at 1:30 p.m. Last, but not least, the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy graduates will be walking the stage at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, in the Amarillo Civic Center. Watch the School of Nursing’s ceremony live here.

Wayland Baptist University

Wayland Baptist University’s Plainview campus will be hosting their commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the Harral Memorial Auditorium. For those who are unable to attend, the ceremony will be live-streamed on Wayland Baptist’s official Facebook page.

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University will have commencement ceremonies on both Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. Undergraduates will walk the stage at 2:30 p.m. on Friday and at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Graduate students will walk the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. All ceremonies will be held in the United Supermarkets Arena. For those who cannot make it, Tech will be live streaming the ceremonies on their website. Contact the Texas Tech Alumni Association at 806-742-3641 for information about purchasing a video of the ceremonies.

For universities with multiple ceremonies, be sure to check with your graduate for which one they will be a part of. Keep up with universities’ social medias for updates as well.

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