UNCW’s graduation ceremonies begin today


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More than 2,200 undergraduates, 400 graduate students and 15 doctoral students will graduate from UNCW this weekend.

UNCW’s 93rd commencement exercises on Friday and Saturday are the largest to date, according to the university.

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Here’s the schedule:
2 p.m. – Cameron School of Business
Guest speaker: Donald E. Godwin ’69, Chairman and CEO of GodwinBowman & Martinez

5:30 p.m. – Watson College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services
Guest speaker: Bobbie J. Cavnar, 2016 North Carolina Teacher of the Year

9:30 a.m. – Sciences and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences
Guest speaker: Susan McCaffray, UNCW Professor of History

1 p.m. – Creative Arts, Social Sciences and Graduate Liberal Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences
Guest speaker: Kemille Moore, UNCW College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean

The ceremonies are taking place at Trask Coliseum.