FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 23, 2010
Contact: Anika Mitchell Perkins
MUW’s December Graduates’ Recognition Ceremony Set For Dec. 3
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women will hold its eighth annual December Graduates’ Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall. A reception will be held in the lobby of Whitfield immediately following the ceremony.
Graduates who participate will receive a certificate of participation. Diplomas will be mailed to the students after grades are final.
Participants who wish to do so will have the opportunity to thank those who were particularly helpful during their college years. Those students will be limited to one minute at the microphone.
Mary Jo Kirkpatrick, chair of the Associate in Science Nursing (ASN) program at MUW, will be the keynote speaker. A faculty member at MUW since 1976, she was chosen to receive the 2010 Kossen Faculty Excellence Award at the May commencement exercises.