December 09, 2003
SIUC to hold mid-year commencement ceremonies
CARBONDALE, Ill. --Two mid-year commencement ceremonies are set for Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Arena at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
The 9:30 a.m. ceremony is for degree candidates from the colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Applied Sciences and Arts, Business and Administration, Education and Human Services and Engineering. Doris Rottschalk, a 1969 graduate and member of the SIU Alumni Association's board of directors, will welcome candidates and their families. She also is a former president of the board.
The 1:30 p.m. ceremony is for degree candidates from the colleges of Liberal Arts, Mass Communication and Media Arts, and Science, the Graduate School and the School of Law. Brian Schaffner, a 1984 graduate and member of the Alumni Association board, will welcome candidates and their families. He represents the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts on the board.
Chancellor Walter V. Wendler will speak at both ceremonies.