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UNCW announces commencement schedule

UNCW will hold its commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 on May 6-7 at Trask Coliseum. (Source: WECT) UNCW will hold its commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 on May 6-7 at Trask Coliseum. (Source: WECT)
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UNCW will hold its commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 on May 6-7 at Trask Coliseum.

More than 2,000 students are expected to participate in the event.

Graduating students are asked to report to Hanover Gym an hour before their respective ceremony.

Doors will open to the public an hour before each ceremony, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Here is the schedule for the ceremonies:

Friday, May 6

2 p.m. – Cameron School of Business

Guest speaker: Jean Matney English, vice president global marketing, IBM Cloud

5:30 p.m. – Watson College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services

Guest speaker: Randall Williams, deputy secretary for health services, NC Department of Health and Human Services

Saturday, May 7

9:30 a.m. – Sciences and Humanities and in the College of Arts and Sciences
Guest speaker: Rebecca Lee, UNCW associate professor of creative writing

1 p.m. – Creative Arts, Social Sciences and Graduate Liberal Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences
Guest speaker: Steve McNamee, UNCW professor of sociology and criminology

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