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May 5, 2015

Cowley College to hold 92nd Commencement on May 9


A total of 732 students will be candidates for graduation Saturday, May 9 when Cowley College holds its 92nd Commencement exercises.

The Commencement exercises will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9 inside W.S. Scott Auditorium. A reception for graduates, family members and friends will be held immediately following the ceremony in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center.


Three hundred and forty one of the students are expected to participate in the Commencement ceremony.


The featured speaker is Mark Flickinger, who is Cowley College’s Endowed Chair and Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair.


Members of Cowley’s Student Senate will address the class. Michael Meloy, sophomore accounting major from Cedar Vale, KS, served as Student Senate president during the 2014-2015 academic year. While, Kandice Wright, a sophomore business major from Douglass, KS, served as Student Senate vice president.


Students listed in the official Commencement program on Saturday, May 9 are candidates for the associate of arts degree, the associate degree of applied science, the associate degree of general studies, the associate degree of science, or the college certificate.


The students include summer 2014 graduates through summer 2015 graduates.  Students who graduated last summer and last December have received their diplomas. May 2015 graduates will receive their diplomas in June.


Individuals requiring special seating at Commencement should plan to arrive no later than 9:40 a.m.