Limestone’s commencement exercises will have a distinctive new look on Friday, Dec. 14, as the College brings together 242 graduates from its various degree programs.
In years past, Limestone has held separate graduation ceremonies over three days for its Day Campus, Evening Program, and Online/MBA Programs. Beginning on December 14, there will be two commencement exercises that will take place on the same day.
Congressman Ralph Norman is scheduled to speak at both graduation ceremonies.
At 10:45 a.m., Limestone will hold a graduation ceremony for its Arts & Humanities Division and Education & Behavioral Sciences Division. Those majors include (Arts & Humanities) Art, English, History, Liberal Studies, Music, Professional Communications, and Theatre, along with (Education & Behavioral Sciences) Childcare Management, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English Education, Math Education, Physical Education, Psychology, and Social Work.
The ceremony can be viewed live at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiDk3o-oYwk. The ceremony will also be archieved at that same link for later viewing.
Then at 2:45 p.m., the College will hold commencement for its Natural/Health Sciences Division and Business & Professional Studies Division. Those majors include (Natural/Health Sciences) Athletic Training, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Health Sciences, and Mathematics, along with (Business & Professional Studies) Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, and Sport Management.
That ceremony can be viewed live at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwEUQgm1tQc. The ceremony will also be archieved at that same link for later viewing.
The Day Campus is graduating 57 students, while the Online & Evening Programs are combining for 176 graduates. The MBA program is graduating nine.
All graduates will be provided four tickets for the respective commencement ceremonies for friends and family members. The College will also offer overflow seating on campus inside Timken Gymnasium where visitors can view the commencements live via video stream.
For the morning ceremony, graduates can pick up tickets for commencement at Winnie Davis Hall of History between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. A President’s Reception will be held in the Formal Parlors of the Curtis Administration Building from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Campus tours and departmental activities will also be held during that time period. Graduates will begin lining up for commencement at 10:15 a.m. in the A.J. Eastwood Library.
For the afternoon ceremony, graduates can pick up tickets for commencement at Winnie Davis Hall between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. A President’s Reception will be held in the Formal Parlors from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Campus tours and departmental activities will also be held during that time period. Graduates will begin lining up for commencement at 2:15 p.m. in the library.
For graduates, family, and friends who would like to purchase souvenir items, the Saints Shop will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Congressman Norman is a lifelong resident of South Carolina’s 5th District that he now represents. He currently serves on the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology and the House Small Business Committee.
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