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(May 7, 2012) -- More than 3,600 graduation candidates are eligible to walk across the stage this week as UTSA celebrates three days of commencement ceremonies from Thursday, May 10 through Saturday, May 12 in the Convocation Center on the Main Campus. After Saturday's ceremonies, UTSA will have an estimated 90,000 alumni.

George C. Wright, president of Prairie View A&M University, will be the keynote speaker at the 1 p.m. Saturday ceremony. UTSA President Ricardo Romo will be the keynote speaker at the other ceremonies.

A total of 3,621 graduation candidates are eligible to participate in six ceremonies at the Main Campus including 2,915 bachelor's students, 656 master's students and 50 doctoral students.

>> The five UTSA commencement ceremonies at the Convocation Center (not including the Honors College ceremony) will be telecast live on AT&T U-verse channel 99, Grande Cable channel 21 and Time Warner Cable channel 98 and on the UTSA Information Technology website.

  • Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 10 when graduation candidates from the College of Engineering and College of Sciences are eligible to walk the stage.
  • The Honors College ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 11. Honors College graduates represent students enrolled in UTSA's seven other colleges. These students are invited to participate in both the Honors College ceremony and with their classmates in the ceremonies for their degree majors.
  • At 6 p.m., Friday, May 11, graduation candidates from the College of Education and Human Development will walk the stage.
  • Ceremonies continue Saturday with three commencement exercises. At 9 a.m., Saturday, May 12, graduation candidates from the College of Business will participate in the ceremony.
  • The 1 p.m. ceremony will include candidates from the College of Liberal and Fine Arts (Part I).
  • The final exercise of the day is 4:30 p.m. and will include degree candidates from the College of Architecture, College of Liberal and Fine Arts (Part II), College of Public Policy and Undergraduate Studies.

Free parking for commencement ceremonies will be available in the lot south of the Convocation Center. From UTSA Boulevard, enter the UTSA Main Campus on Ximenes Avenue.

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UTSA Spring 2012 Commencement preliminary statistics
(Statistics may change when finalized in June 2012.)

College

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctorates

Total

Architecture

116

40

0

156

Business

732

65

6

803

Educ. and Human Dev.

409

241

22

672

Engineering

120

53

12

185

Liberal and Fine Arts

936

117

3

1056

Public Policy

178

67

3

248

Sciences

413

73

4

490

Undergraduate Studies

11

0

0

11

Total

2,915

656

50

3,621

 

 

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