Tarleton’s summer commencement set for Aug. 6

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Summer commencement exercises at Tarleton State University are set for Saturday, Aug. 6, with approximately 590 graduates receiving diplomas.

The colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Education, and Liberal & Fine Arts conduct graduation ceremonies at 10 a.m. Ceremonies for the colleges of Business Administration and Science & Technology take place at 1 p.m.

The third ceremony of the day includes all candidates receiving degrees from the College of Graduate Studies at 4 p.m.

All programs take place in Wisdom Gymnasium in the Health and Physical Education Complex. Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio, president of Tarleton, is presiding officer for the ceremonies.

Tarleton will award 469 undergraduate, 119 graduate and two doctoral degrees during the three ceremonies.

For directions to Wisdom Gymnasium and maps of the Stephenville campus, visit www.tarleton.edu/campus. More information about Tarleton’s upcoming commencement ceremonies may be found online at www.tarleton.edu/graduation.

All graduation proceedings will be video-streamed live online on the Tarleton website, www.tarleton.edu. Specific link information will be posted prior to the event.

Tarleton, a 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. 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 integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.


Contact: Kurt Mogonye
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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.