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Recognizing SUU Class of 2019

Published: April 29, 2019 | Author: Parker Nelson | Category: Commencement

2019-04-class-infographic.jpgSouthern Utah University is proud to celebrate the class of 2019 Thunderbirds - 2,067 graduates - during the 120th University Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 3 at 9:00 a.m. in the America First Event Center. The keynote address will be given by Melissa Stockwell.

Of the 2,067 degrees being conferred this year, 491 will be master’s degrees, 1,210 will be bachelor's degrees and 349 associate degrees, along with 17 certificates.

Those degrees will be awarded at college convocation ceremonies held Friday afternoon and evening, where students will individually be awarded their diplomas. The top 10 degrees among these graduates are:

1. Accounting
2. Biology
3. Communication
4. General Studies
5. Psychology
6. Nursing
7. Human Nutrition
8. Exercise Science
9. Elementary Education
10. Criminal Justice

The class of 2019 features students from 38 states and 31 countries. There are 1,112 females and 955 males, along with 54 married couples who will celebrate together. The graduates range in age from 17 to 66 years old.

The University Commencement will feature remarks from SUU President Scott L Wyatt, along with the Class of 2019 student speaker, D’mia Lamar. Lora Tom, Rich Wilson, and Melissa Stockwell will each receive honorary doctorate degrees from SUU during the main ceremony. College valedictorians will be recognized at each ceremony. 

University Commencement will be streamed live, beginning with the Processional of Graduates 30 minutes prior to the 9 a.m. ceremony opening.

All SUU's graduation ceremonies and festivities are free and do not require tickets, with general admission seating. For additional information about all of this year’s graduation festivities, please visit the 2019 Commencement website.


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Contact Information:

Nikki Koontz, executive director of marketing communication
435-586-5400
nikkikoontz@suu.edu