December commencement honors record number of fall graduates

December commencement honors record number of fall graduates...

December commencement honors record number of fall graduates

As another semester came to a close this week, another group of Lipscomb students walked across the stage in Allen Arena Saturday afternoon to receive their diplomas.

Lipscomb University’s December commencement ceremony honored the 414 students earning their undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

The number of honorees at Saturday’s commencement is a fall record for the university.

University president Randy Lowry mentioned the special feeling that accompanies graduation day.

“There was a day, two, three, four, five, six years ago that was a day of great anticipation, and today, we have the end of that experience – a day of great celebration,” Lowry said.

Areas of degree study ranged from a doctoral degree in Learning Organization and Strategic Change to a bachelor’s degree of Social Work.

During the ceremony, Lipscomb alum David J. Clayton was honored as the Young Alumnus of the Year, while history professor Richard Goode was honored with the Kopio Award.

Associate professor and academic chair of the nutrition department Autumn Marshall led the university’s Alma Mater.

Lumination Photo Editor Whitney Jarreld and regular contributors Ariel Jones and Monaih Sam were among those to receive diplomas.

Visit the university’s website for stories about three of Saturday’s graduates. 

Categorized | Academics, News

This post was written by:

- who has written 237 posts on Lumination Network.

Contact the author

Leave a Reply

Comments may be moderated. If you don't see your comment, please be patient. It may be posted soon. Do not post your comment a second time. By posting a comment, you agree to our Comments Policy. Thank you.

Nashville Weather:

Monday 04/270%
A good deal of sunshine. High 68F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 04/2820%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 66F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 04/2990%
A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 63F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

Lumination TV