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Pullman hosts three commencement ceremonies
May 1, 2006

More than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to participate in Washington State University’s 110th spring commencement on Saturday, May 6, at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.• Three ceremonies will be held. At 8 a.m. graduates in the liberal arts will receive their degrees. Texas Tech University President Jon Whitmore, a WSU graduate, will be the featured speaker.• At the 11:30 a.m. ceremony, WSU regent Joe King of King, Crowley and Co. public affairs consultants, will address graduates in business and education.• Edmund O. Schweitzer III, founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories in Pullman and a WSU graduate, will speak at the 3 p.m. ceremony for agricultural, … » More …

Tri-Cities, Vancouver commencements upcoming
May 6, 2005

WSU Tri-Cities will honor its 16th graduating class at 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, in commencement ceremonies at the Three Rivers Coliseum in Kennewick. WSU Vancouver commencement is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Clark County Ampitheater. Jeanne Firstenburg, chief operations officer for First Independent Bank will give the keynote address in Vancouver.At Tri-Cities, a total of 385 students will receive diplomas this year. There are 266 undergraduate and 119 master’s degree candidates eligible to participate in the 2005 commencement.WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor Larry James will preside over the program, which includes an address by Len Peters, director of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland.WSU … » More …