EKU Fall Commencment (copy)

An Eastern Kentucky University student celebrates receiving his degree in fire science during a previous fall commencement.

On Friday, Eastern Kentucky University will confer 1,409 degrees, according to a news release.

The university is holding three ceremonies, which will take place in EKU’s Alumni Coliseum, and is set to confer 105 associate degrees, 987 bachelor’s degrees, 19 doctorate degrees, 288 master's degrees and 10 specialist degrees.

Graduations begin at EKU with the College of Justice & Safety combined with the College of Letters, Arts, & Social Sciences at 9 a.m. Friday.

The departments within the Justice & Safety graduation include: criminal justice and police studies; school of justice studies; school of safety, security and emergency management.

The departments included within the College of Letters, Arts, & Social Sciences include: anthropology/sociology/social work; art and design; communication; economics; English and theater; government; history; interdisciplinary programs; languages, cultures and humanities; the school of music; philosophy and religion; and psychology.

The next ceremony is for those who are graduating from the College of Health Sciences at 1:30 p.m. The departments included in this ceremony are: environmental health science; exercise and sport science; family and consumer sciences; healthy promotion and administration; medical laboratory science; nursing; occupational science and occupational therapy; recreation and park administration.

According to a news release, a reception for graduates and their families will follow this ceremony in the Fred Darling Auxiliary Gym (Alumni Coliseum).

The evening graduations, 6 p.m., are a combination of students graduating from the College of Education, College of Science and College of Business & Technology.

The departments within the College of Business & Technology include: accounting, finance and information systems; agriculture; applied engineering and technology; management, marketing and international business.

The departments within the College of Education include: American sign language and interpreter education; curriculum and instruction; educational leadership, counselor education and communication disorders.”

The departments within the College of Science include: biological sciences; chemistry; computer science; geography and geology; mathematics and statistics; physics and astronomy.”

Richmond Natives Graduate with Master's

Alonda Gail Kilburn and Alexandria Gentile, both of Richmond, graduated with master's degrees from Campbellsville University this month.

Kilburn graduated with a Master of Social Work and Gentile graduated with a Master of Social Work with Clinical Track, according to a news release.

Two ceremonies made up the graduation day for Campbellsville University, which were held on Dec. 6 and featured 1,189 undergraduate and graduate students, according to a news release.

Campbellsville University President Michael V. Carter urged those who graduated to thank the ones who helped them along their educational journeys because they have not been on those journeys alone, according to a news release.

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