Education

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
http://www.campbell.edu/academics/registrars-office/graduation

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
http://commencement.duke.edu/

Durham Technical Community College
Wednesday, May 28
4:30 p.m.
Durham Performing Arts Center
http://www.durhamtech.edu/html/current/commencement.htm

East Carolina University
Friday, May 9
9 a.m.
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Commencement speaker – Marilyn Sheerer, ECU provost
https://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/commencement/

Fayetteville State University
Saturday, May 10
9 a.m.
Crown Coliseum
Commencement speaker – Donald Julian Reaves, chancellor, Winston-Salem State University
http://www.uncfsu.edu/registrar/students/graduation-process

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
http://www.faytechcc.edu/curriculum_registration/graduation.aspx

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
http://web.nccu.edu/commencement/

N.C. State University
Saturday, May 10
9 a.m.
PNC Arena
Commencement speaker – David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
http://www.ncsu.edu/reg_records/graduation/index.html

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
http://www.shawu.edu/commencement/

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
http://commencement.unc.edu/

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