Belmont graduates largest class in University’s history
Belmont University will hold its spring 2012 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students on Saturday, May 5 in the Curb Event Center.
For the second consecutive year, the University will have two ceremonies on the same day. At 10 a.m. candidates from the College of Pharmacy, the College of Health Sciences & Nursing, the College of Business Administration, the College of Entertainment and Music Business and the School of Religion will have their degrees conferred. At 2 p.m. candidates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, the College of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies and University College will have their degrees conferred.
Belmont celebrates the graduation of a total of 1,018 students, marking the largest graduation in the University’s history to date. During the graduation ceremonies, 723 undergraduate, 211 master’s and 84 doctoral degrees will be conferred. Among the graduates is the Belmont University College of Pharmacy charter class, with 65 members receiving their Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Tickets, which have been distributed to the graduating students, will be required for guests wishing to attend either event. The ceremonies can be watched live at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at this link.
Dr. Robert C. Fisher, president of the University, will preside over the events and present the commencement address at both ceremonies.
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About Belmont UniversityRanked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fifth consecutive year as one of the top “Up-and-Comer” universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 6,650 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs, a fact made evident in the University’s hometown, Nashville, where students served more than 60,000 hours of community service (valued at $450,000) during the last academic year. Belmont is also home to the World Cup champion Enactus team, a group of 42 student leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. With more than 80 areas of study, 23 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. For more information visit www.belmont.edu