Speakers Named for Commencements in May

The University will hold 10 commencements in May. Mercer alumna, trustee and television host Nancy Grace will be the commencement speaker for the May 10 undergraduate commencement in Macon. Economist and “father of supply-side economics” Arthur Laffer will be the featured speaker at the Stetson School of Business commencement in Atlanta on May 17.

Pharmacy, May 3, 9 a.m., Atlanta
Dr. Michael R. Cohen, Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Nursing, May 3, 12 p.m., Atlanta
Dr. Libby V. Morris, Director, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia

Medicine, May 3, 5 p.m., Macon
The Honorable Cecil Staton, District 18, Georgia Senate

Macon, May 10, 9 a.m.
Nancy Grace, host of Headline News' legal analysis program, "Nancy Grace," on Headline Prime

Law, May 10, 2:30 p.m., Macon
Janis Kearney, publisher, author, educator and literacy advocate. Served as personal diarist to President Clinton from 1995-2001

College of Continuing and Professional Studies, May 10, 7 p.m., Macon
Y. Lynn Holmes, former president of Brewton-Parker College

College of Continuing and Professional Studies, May 17, 9 a.m. Atlanta
Caryn McTighe Musil, senior vice president of Diversity, Equity and Global Initiatives, Association of American Colleges and Schools

Theology, May 17, 11:30 a.m., Atlanta
The Rev. Charles F. Johnson, Visiting Instructor, McAfee School of Theology

Business, May 17, 2:30 p.m., Atlanta
Dr. Arthur Laffer, Chairman of Laffer Associates

Education, May 17, 5:30 p.m., Atlanta
Dr. Samuel King, Superintendent, Rockdale County Public Schools

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