Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES--There were 468 candidates (as of May 4) for graduation at Eastern New Mexico University’s spring commencement at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, in Greyhound Arena on the Portales campus.
The commencement speaker for Eastern’s 122nd Convocation is Dr. Jose Garcia, Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Higher Education Department.
A reception, sponsored by Alumni Affairs, for all graduates and their friends and family will be held immediately afterward in the north practice gym of Greyhound Arena.
The Honors Convocation for students graduating with honors and their guests will be at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday in the Campus Union Ballroom.
A dedication ceremony for the new Arts and Anthropology Building will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11, in the building courtyard.
Twenty-two graduating nurses will be honored at the Nurses Pinning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 11, in Buchanan Hall of the Music Building.
For more information about graduation, call the Office of the Registrar at 575-562-2175.