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McNeese Fall Commencement on as Scheduled

December 8, 2017 | McNeese Public Relations
Graduates lined up and walking in to the ceremony

McNeese State University will hold its fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Burton Coliseum as scheduled.

Commencement practice for candidates is still scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Burton Coliseum.

At commencement, McNeese President Dr. Daryl V. Burckel will officially be installed as the seventh president of the university by Dr. James B. Henderson, president and CEO of the University of Louisiana System.

This year’s class includes over 600 candidates from 37 parishes, 17 states and 18 countries, and 626 degrees will be awarded, including 30 associate degrees, 475 bachelor’s degrees, 119 master’s degrees and two educational specialist degree.