Tarleton to award more than 560 diplomas at summer graduation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 31, 2017

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Tarleton State University’s summer commencement exercises are set for Friday, Aug. 11, with 562 graduates receiving diplomas.

Ceremonies for the colleges of Education, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology take place at 1 p.m.

Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Business Administration are recognized in 4 p.m. ceremonies. Exercises for the College of Graduate Studies follow at 7.

All programs take place in Wisdom Gym on the Stephenville campus. Tarleton President F. Dominic Dottavio will confer 445 bachelor’s, 112 master’s and five doctoral degrees during the three ceremonies.

For directions to Wisdom Gym and maps of the Stephenville campus, visit www.tarleton.edu/campus. More information about Tarleton’s upcoming commencement ceremonies is available at www.tarleton.edu/graduation.

Due to construction, traffic patterns may be different from previous visits to Tarleton. St. Peter Street from Washington is now one way into campus, and Rome Street is open from Frey to Sloan.

Graduation proceedings will be video-streamed live at www.tarleton.edu. Look for link information prior to the event.

Tarleton, celebrating 100 years as founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. As a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) with campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, leadership, excellence and service.

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Contact: Phil Riddle, News and Information Specialist
817-484-4415
[email protected]

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.