Arkansas State University will conduct its 2017 Spring Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13, at the Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive. Dr. Doug Whitlock, who has served as A-State’s interim chancellor since September 2016, will address the graduates and the audience at both ceremonies, scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
More than 2,200 candidates will receive degrees. There are 28 students graduating summa cum laude and 108 magna cum laude. There are 141 candidates graduating cum laude. Thirty students will graduate in University Honors, 68 will graduates in Honors, and 46 will receive Honors certificates.