Celebrating CMU's newest alumni

More than 2,300 graduates receive diplomas at spring ceremonies

| Author: Aaron Mills | Media Contact: Aaron Mills

This past weekend, Central Michigan University celebrated its newest alumni at a series of commencement ceremonies at McGuirk Arena inside the John G. Kulhavi Events Center.

More than 2,300 spring graduates received their diplomas during four ceremonies, May 5-6. Close to 9,000 guests were on hand to join in the celebration. Photo galleries are linked below with full recordings of each ceremony available on CMU’s commencement webpage.

Friday, May 5 ceremonies

College of Medicine, doctoral, master’s, certificate, and specialists.

A wide-angle view of the College of Medicine's graduating class as they sit in chairs on the floor of McGuirk Arena.

Saturday, May 6 ceremonies

College of Business Administration, College of Education and Human Services, College of the Arts and Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Engineering, and The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions.

A group of CMU graduates in maroon robes and hats smiles and wave at the camera.

During Saturday's undergraduate ceremonies, CMU President Bob Davies accepted the challenge of a graduate to "hit the griddy" on stage. Video of the moment was captured by University Communications and shared by 13 On Your Side.



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