Spring 2017 Commencement

May 19, 2017 at Great Southern Bank Arena

10 a.m.

  • College of Business

1:30 p.m.

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Education
  • College of Humanities and Public Affairs
  • Global Studies majors

5 p.m.

  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • William H. Darr College of Agriculture

Featured speakers

Brad Thomas

The president of Silver Dollar City, Brad Thomas is the featured speaker at the 10 a.m. ceremony.

Sara Lampe

Life-long educator Sara Lampe will receive the 21st honorary doctorate and speak at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.

Nancy Rahmeyer

Judge Nancy Steffen Rahmeyer will be the featured speaker at the 5 p.m. ceremony.

Student speaker

Daniel Guerrini

Senior class president Daniel Guerrini will speak at each ceremony.