Winter commencement Dec. 16

Henderson State University will hold winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16, with more than 230 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees.

The ceremony for School of Business and Teachers College, Henderson, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Wells Center gymnasium, followed at 12 p.m. by the ceremony for the Ellis College of Arts and Sciences.

Faculty charges will be presented by Dr. Patti Miley, professor of family and consumer sciences, and Dr. Dever Norman, assistant professor of physics. Whitney McIntyre, a family and consumer science major from Arkadelphia, and Taylor Lee, a biology major from Yukon, Oklahoma, will give the student responses.

The candidates for graduation will be presented by: Dr. Steve Adkison, provost and vice president for academic affairs; Dr. Kenneth Taylor, vice provost and dean, graduate school; Dr. Celya Taylor, dean, Teachers College, Henderson; Dr. Marc Miller, dean, School of Business; and Dr. John Hardee, dean, Ellis College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Glen Jones, Henderson president, will confer the degrees. Greg Gibson, assistant professor of English, is the official announcer.