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What you need to know about Middle Georgia’s college commencements

Around 600 undergraduate students will graduate from Middle Georgia State University on Wednesday.
Around 600 undergraduate students will graduate from Middle Georgia State University on Wednesday.

CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Macon Coliseum

Undergraduate class: More than 600

Speaker: Alvetta Peterman Thomas, president at Southern Crescent Technical College

FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday

Where: Health and Physical Education Complex, Fort Valley

Speaker: Actress Karan Kendrick

GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY

When: Saturday, 8:45 a.m. for College of Arts and Sciences and 1:45 p.m. for College of Business, College of Education and College of Health Sciences

Where: Georgia College Centennial Center, Milledgeville

Undergraduate class: 464

Speaker: Cedric Howard, vice president for student affairs at State University of New York at Fredonia

GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE: MILLEDGEVILLE

When: 10 a.m. May 26

Where: Georgia College Centennial Center, Milledgeville

Undergraduate class: 303

Speaker: Lt. Governor Casey Cagle

GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE: WARNER ROBINS

When: 2 p.m. June 10

Where: Homer J. Walker Civic Center, Warner Robins

Undergraduate class: Around 120

Speaker: State Rep. Shaw Blackmon

GORDON STATE COLLEGE

When: 8:30 a.m. May 12

Where: Lambdin Green in the center of campus, Barnesville

Undergraduate class: 314

Speaker: Dr. C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., regent for the University System of Georgia

MERCER UNIVERSITY

When: 3:30 p.m. May 13

Where: Hawkins Arena, Macon

Undergraduate class: 531

Speakers: J. Reginald Murphy, journalist and business executive, and graduating senior Alayna Williams

MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

When: 2 p.m. Wednesday for School of Health Sciences; 10 a.m. May 11 for College of Arts & Sciences and the Georgia Academy; and 2 p.m. May 11 for School of Aviation, School of Business, School of Education and School of Information Technology

Where: Recreation and Wellness Center, Macon

Undergraduate class: Around 600

Speaker: Wednesday, Steve J. Daugherty, CEO of Coliseum Northside Hospital; and May 11, Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed in the movie “Remember the Titans”

WESLEYAN COLLEGE

When: 10 a.m. May 13

Where: Porter Auditorium, Macon

Undergraduate class: Around 110

Speaker: Actress Karan Kendrick

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