Spring Commencement Expands to Accommodate More Graduates

Staff Writer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas is beginning its traditional spring commencement schedule a day early to meet the demands of increased enrollment and a greater number of students graduating. The College of Education and Health Professions will hold the first ceremony on Friday, May 8.

Friday, May 8
College of Education and Health Professions will hold its undergraduate commencement at 3 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena.
Saturday, May 9
The All-University Commencement ceremony, for graduate students from all colleges, will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Bud Walton Arena. Coach Frank Broyles and Dr. James Hildreth will be awarded honorary degrees and will speak to the graduating students.
The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences commencement will be held at 1 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena.
The Sam M. Walton College of Business will hold its ceremony at 1 p.m. in Barnhill Arena.
The Fay Jones School of Architecture commencement will begin at 1 p.m. in the Verizon Ballroom of the Arkansas Union.
Simons works with mayors across the country to help them address their most pressing urban planning and design issues and challenges. She has a Bachelor of Architecture from the Fay Jones School of Architecture and a Master of City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The College of Engineering ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. in Barnhill Arena. ls.
The Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences commencement ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena. The speakers will be alumni Mark Waldrip and Allison Thomas.
Saturday, May 16
The School of Law commencement will be held at 2 p.m. in the Fayetteville Town Center. The speaker will be Amy Tu, chief counsel of aviation services and business development for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
More information about commencement is available at the Registrar’s website and on the Spring Commencement webpage.
On social media, follow the commencement or post to it with #UARK15.

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