Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales, will host its 116th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena. There are 322 candidates for the 2009 spring graduation.
The commencement speaker will be New Mexico state Sen. Gay Kernan. She is on the Senate Education Committee.
At 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 in Becky Sharp Auditorium in the College of Business, four nursing graduates will be honored in a pinning ceremony.
The Spring 2009 Academic Honors Convocation, for students receiving graduation honors, will be at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 in the Campus Union Building.
Also on Saturday, in the south gym in Greyhound Arena, a commencement reception will immediately follow graduation. The ENMU Alumni Association sponsors the reception for new graduates and invites family, friends, faculty and staff.
All events are free and open to the public.
For more information, call 575.562.2175.