More than 3,800 students will take part in commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday.
WHAT: Texas Tech University hosts four spring commencement ceremonies and a School of Law hooding ceremony.
WHEN: Friday (May 15):
- 3 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences
- 7 p.m. Graduate School
Saturday (May 16):
- 9 a.m. College of Architecture, College of Education, Whitacre College of Engineering, College of Human Sciences and College of Visual and Performing Arts
- 1:30 p.m. College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Rawls College of Business, College of Media & Communication, Honors College (Environment and the Humanities and Honors Arts and Letters majors only), University Programs and Wind Energy
- 6 p.m. School of Law Hooding Ceremony
WHERE: United Supermarkets Arena, 18th Street and Indiana Avenue
EVENT: Arcilia Acosta, president and CEO of CARCON, will speak at the four commencement ceremonies. Acosta is a native Texan who graduated from Texas Tech in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in political science and later completed the Harvard University Business School's Corporate Governance Program.
Irma Carrillo Ramirez, magistrate judge, is the keynote speaker at the School of Law hooding ceremony. Ramirez received her bachelor's degree from West Texas A&M University in 1986 and her law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas in 1991 where she served as a Sarah T. Hughes Diversity fellow.
Ceremonies can be viewed live online at http://www.ttu.edu/livestream/.
For more information on commencement, including maps, guest seating, college receptions, parking and hotels, visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/provost/commencement/index.php.
For more information about the law school hooding ceremony, including parking, hotels and reception information, visit http://www.law.ttu.edu/graduation/spring_2015/.
CONTACTS: Peggy Flores, commencement coordinator, Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-7742 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Kari Abitbol, director of communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8591 or email@example.com.