Triangle schools holding graduations this weekend

Posted May 1, 2014
Updated May 9, 2014

Meredith College graduation, May 11, 2013

Barton College
Sunday, May 11
1:30 p.m.
Center campus
Commencement speaker - Anita Brown-Graham, director, Institute for Emerging Issues, N.C. State University

Campbell University
Saturday, May 10
9 a.m.
John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center
Commencement speaker - Karen McNeil-Miller, president, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Duke University
Sunday, May 11
10 a.m.
Wallace Wade Stadium
Commencement speaker – U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Durham Technical Community College
Wednesday, May 28
4:30 p.m.
Durham Performing Arts Center

East Carolina University
Friday, May 9
9 a.m.
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Commencement speaker – Marilyn Sheerer, ECU provost

Fayetteville State University
Saturday, May 10
9 a.m.
Crown Coliseum
Commencement speaker – Donald Julian Reaves, chancellor, Winston-Salem State University

Fayetteville Technical Community College
Friday, May 16
6:30 p.m.
Crown Coliseum
Commencement speaker – Rev. Brian R. Thompson Sr., pastor, Simon Temple AME Zion Church

Methodist University
Saturday, May 10
2 p.m.
March F. Riddle Center
Commencement speaker – Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Dan Rooney, former F-16 fighter pilot and founder of Folds of Honor

N.C. Central University
Saturday, May 10
8 a.m.
O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium
Commencement speaker – Lezli Baskerville, Esq., president and CEO, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

N.C. State University
Saturday, May 10
9 a.m.
PNC Arena
Commencement speaker – David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Shaw University
Saturday, May 10
11 a.m.
Dorton Arena, N.C. State Fairgrounds
Commencement speaker – Madam Gloria Bongi Ngema-Zuma, First Lady of the Republic of South Africa

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sunday, May 11
9:30 a.m.
Kenan Stadium
Commencement speaker – Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon and best-selling author


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