Nine Graduation Ceremonies Set for May
April 27, 2005

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Macon and Atlanta— More than 1,600 students are expected to participate in graduation ceremonies on Mercer University’s Macon and Atlanta campuses over the next month.  Awarding bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, the University will hold nine commencement ceremonies and hear from an array of renowned speakers.

Below is a listing of commencement dates, times and speakers.

Macon Commencements

Walter F. George School of Law
Speaker: The Honorable Beverly Martin, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Friday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m.
Macon City Auditorium
 
School of Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Jordan D. Cohen, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Saturday, May 7, at 5 p.m.
Macon City Auditorium
 
Macon Commencement
College of Liberal Arts, Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, School of Engineering, Tift College of Education and College of Continuing and Professional Studies
Speaker: Dr. David Bottoms, Georgia Poet Laureate
Saturday, May 14, at 4 p.m.
Macon Coliseum
 
Atlanta Commencements

Southern School of Pharmacy
Speaker: Dr. Dennis K. Helling, Executive Director of Pharmacy Operations and Therapeutics, Kaiser Permanente
Saturday, May 7, at 9 a.m.
Sheffield Student Center, Atlanta Campus
 
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
Speaker: Dr. Gwen D. Sherwood, Executive Associate Dean, School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Saturday, May 7, at 12:30 p.m.
Sheffield Student Center, Atlanta Campus
 
College of Continuing and Professional Studies
Speaker: The Honorable Brooks P. Coleman, State Representative, Georgia District 97
Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.
Sheffield Center
 
James & Carolyn McAfee School of Theology
Speaker: Dr. John Rowan Claypool, Professor of Homiletics, James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology
Saturday, May 21, at 11:30 a.m.
Sheffield Student Center, Atlanta Campus
 
Tift College of Education
Speaker: Ms. Suttiwan Cox, Director, DeKalb PATH Academy
Saturday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m.
Sheffield Student Center, Atlanta Campus
 
Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
Speaker: Victor B. Riden, Partner, Accenture
Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Sheffield Student Center, Atlanta Campus
 
 
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