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WRAL's guide to college graduations around the Triangle

Posted May 13
Updated May 14

Sen. Cory Booker addressed grads at NC Central's 2016 commencement

Graduation season is here.

Students around the Triangle will don caps and gowns, pick up a diploma and set off for the next stage of their lives this weekend. Here's what you need to know for graduation:

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DUKE UNIVERSITY

» When: Sunday, May 15, 2016; procession of candidates begins at 9:00 a.m., and the ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m.

» Where: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium, 110 Frank Basset Dr., Durham, N.C. 27708

» Keynote speaker: Duke University Men's Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski

» The commencement ceremony typically concludes by 11 a.m., and many departments host gatherings and diploma ceremonies in the afternoon.

For more information, click here.

CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY

» When: Saturday, May 14, 2016; the ceremony for main campus and undergraduate degree candidates begins at 9 a.m.

» Where: John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center. Law Lane, Lillington, N.C. 27546

» Watch the ceremony: {{a herf="external_link-2"}}Campbell 2016 commencement{{/a}}

NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

» When: Saturday, May 14, 2016; Undergraduate commencement begins at 8 a.m.

» Where: O'Kelly Riddick Stadium; 1801 Fayetteville Road, Durham, N.C. 27707

» Speakers: Cory Booker, U.S. Senator to New Jersey; Elmira Mangum, president of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

» For more information, click here.

WAKE TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

A record number of graduates are expected to participate in Wake Tech's 2016 commencement celebration.

» When: Saturday, May 14, 2016; commencement begins at 10 a.m.

» Where: Raleigh Convention Center; 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, N.C. 27601

» For more information, click here.

FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

» When: Friday, May 13, 2016; commencement begins at 6:30 p.m.

» Where: Crown Coliseum, 1960 Coliseum Dr., Fayetteville, N.C. 28306

» For more information, click here.

ST. AUGUSTINE'S UNIVERSITY

» When: Saturday, May 14, 2016; commencement begins at 9 a.m.

» Where: St. Augustine's campus quadrangle, 1315 Oakwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C. 27610

» For more information, click here.

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