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Commencement Ceremonies Planned for Saturday

Nearly 550 students are candidates for degrees during winter commencement at Emporia State University on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Undergraduates will receive their degrees during baccalaureate ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. at White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave. At 2 p.m., graduate students will be hooded at Albert Taylor Hall in Plumb Hall on the Emporia State campus.

Dr. Blake Flanders, president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, will give remarks during both ceremonies. Dr. Marshall Sundberg, biological sciences professor and 2016 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor, will address the undergraduates.

For those unable to attend, both ceremonies will be streamed on the Internet live. The link for the live stream as well as other information can be found online at