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MUW adds graduation ceremony to meet demands


Sarah Fowler



Mississippi University for Women will host its first August graduation on Aug. 2. 


In a press release, the university cited space constraints as the reason for the additional ceremony. Traditionally, The W has had two graduation ceremonies: one in May and one in December. 


"A third ceremony was added in August due to space constraints so graduates could share their accomplishments with family and friends," the release said. 


Approximately 150 students are expected to walk in the Aug. 2 ceremony. According to the release, 422 students will receive their degrees. 


Kaye Bender, president and chief executive officer of the Public Health Accreditation Board, will serve as the ceremony's keynote speaker. 


Graduation will be held at 10 a.m. in Rent Auditorium.


Sarah Fowler covered crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.



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