SAN ANGELO, Texas — Nearly 750 students are scheduled to walk the stage during Angelo State University's three fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.
- 10 a.m. - Graduates of the Archer College of Health and Human Services, the College of Education and the College of Graduate Studies and Research in those academic fields
- 1 p.m. - Graduates of the College of Science and Engineering, the Norris-Vincent College of Business and the College of Graduate Studies and Research in those academic fields
- 4 p.m. - Graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities and of the College of Graduate Studies and Research in those academic fields
The doors to the Junell Center will open one hour prior to each ceremony. The ceremonies are free and open to the public. They may also be viewed live at angelo.edu/commencement.
During ASU's commencement, 269 master's degrees and 480 bachelor's degrees are scheduled to be presented. Graduate students will receive 30 Master of Arts, eight Master of Professional Accountancy, one Master of Agriculture, 72 Master of Business Administration, 40 Master of Education, 98 Master of Science, five Master of Science in Nursing, 10 Master of Security Studies and five Master of Social Work degrees.
Undergraduates will receive 73 Bachelor of Arts, two Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, 93 Bachelor of Business Administration, six Bachelor of Fine Arts, six Bachelor of Intelligence and Analysis, 37 Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, one Bachelor of Music, 159 Bachelor of Science, 10 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 30 Bachelor of Science in Health Science Professions, three Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 38 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 20 Bachelor of Security Studies, and two Bachelor of Social Work degrees.
The commencement ceremonies will highlight two days of graduation-related events on campus. At 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, the nursing department will conduct the annual pinning ceremony for its graduates in the Houston Harte University Center. Pinning ceremonies became a U.S. tradition in the early 1800s to mark students' completion of their education and entry into the profession.