112th Commencement to be held May 15

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2010-05-04
 Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will award master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees to 276 graduates and two honorary degree recipients during the 112th commencement exercises at 3 p.m. May 15 in the Field House of the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation.

The university will award 15 Master of Arts degrees, six Master of Education degrees, 75 Bachelor or Arts degrees, 155 Bachelor of Science degrees, nine Bachelor of Social Work degrees and 21 Associate of Science degrees.

An honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree will be presented to commencement speaker Dr. Herma B. Williams, provost and academic vice president for Fresno Pacific University in Fresno, Calif., and an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science will be presented to Board of Trustees Chairman Emeritus Donald Duff from Huntertown, Ind.

Martha Smith, Huntington University associate dean of students, will present the baccalaureate sermon at 10:30 a.m. in the Field House of the Merillat Complex.
The commencement exercises and the baccalaureate sermon are open to the public, and no tickets are required.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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