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May 9: WSU Vancouver to graduate 975 at commencement


By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – WSU Vancouver will graduate 975 students at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Amphitheater Northwest in Ridgefield, Wash. The commencement ceremony is free to the public; tickets are not required.

Chancellor Mel Netzhammer and Christina Hamilton and Breanna Shores, graduating seniors and senators with the Associated Students of WSU Vancouver, will deliver the commencement address.

The graduating class of 2015 is represented by 11 doctoral candidates, 118 master’s candidates and 846 bachelor’s degree candidates.

Longtime friends, Hamilton and Shores both enrolled at Clark College in their late 20s and transferred as juniors to WSU Vancouver. They campaigned together in 2014 to become student senators.

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