Commencements for Law & Macon May 11-12

May 8, 2002

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WHO: Graduating seniors of Mercer University and Mercer's Walter F. George School of Law.

WHAT: Law School commencement and Macon campus commencement for the College of Liberal Arts, School of Engineering, Stetson School of Business and Economics, and Tift College of Education

WHEN: Law School, 7 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2002

Macon Campus commencement, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2002

WHERE: Law School, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First Street

Macon Campus commencement, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Dr.

WHY: Mercer law graduate, former U.S. Attorney General and senior partner with the Atlanta firm of King & Spalding, the Hon. Griffin B. Bell will deliver the commencement address for the Law School. 

Award-winning screenwriter and novelist Terry Kay will deliver the commencement address for the Macon commencement on Sunday. Of interest to the media may be Paul Melton, aged 65, who began taking classes at Mercer in 1956, and Donna and Matthew Watson, a mother and son who will be graduating.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Lance Wallace at 301-4037.

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