NMSU expects more than 1,000 graduates at fall commencement

December 3, 2014 by Jane Moorman, NMSU News Center

New Mexico State University’s 2014 Fall Commencement will be Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Pan American Center. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

New Mexico State University’s 2014 Fall Commencement will be Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Pan American Center. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

With 1,000 students projected to participate in the fall 2014 commencement ceremony at New Mexico State University at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Pan American Center, the 122nd event will be one of the largest attended for a fall ceremony.

Of the 1,455 students who are degree candidates on the Las Cruces campus, 11 are associate degrees, 1,036 are bachelor’s degrees, 329 are master’s degrees and 79 are doctoral degrees. Additionally, 498 associate degrees will be conferred to students graduating from NMSU Doña Ana Community College, NMSU Alamogordo, NMSU Carlsbad and NMSU Grants this fall. Summer graduates who did not participate in the spring commencement also were invited to attend.

Tickets are not required. The Pan American Center will open one hour prior to the ceremony. Candidates should check in east of the Pan American Center in Lot 32.

Arrowhead Drive between Triviz Drive and Stewart Street along the Pan Am will be closed for commencement. Candidates and general parking will be in the lots to the north and east of the Pan Am, with handicapped parking to the north and northeast of the building.

NMSU will recognize author Max Evans with an honorary degree during the ceremony.

Media covering the event should pick up a media pass in the coordinating center tent in Lot 32 east of the Pan American Center.

For more information, visit nmsu.edu/commencement.


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