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Texas Tech Releases Fall Commencement Schedule

Jenae Fleming

December 8, 2015

Fall commencement ceremonies will take place Dec. 11-12.

Marsha Sharp
Marsha Sharp

WHAT: Texas Tech University hosts fall commencement ceremonies.

WHEN: Friday (Dec. 11):

3 p.m.

7 p.m.

Saturday (Dec. 12):

9 a.m.

Barrett Thomas
Barrett Thomas

1:30 p.m.

5 p.m.

WHERE: United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.

EVENT: Marsha Sharp, former head coach of the Texas Tech Women's Basketball Team, will speak at both ceremonies. Sharp coached the Lady Raiders for 24 seasons (1982-2006). During that time she led her team to eight conference championships, 10 Sweet 16 appearances, four Elite 8's and the 1993 national championship. Sharp always put her players' academics above all else and the athletics department opened the Marsha Sharp Center for Student Athletes in January 2004. Currently, Sharp is an Associate Athletics Director for Special Projects at Tech.

Barrett Thomas is the keynote speaker at the School of Law hooding ceremony. Thomas is a founding partner and manager of the central Texas office of Blanchard & Thomas LLP. He also sits on the State Bar of Texas executive committee as the president of the Texas Young Leaders Association.

Ceremonies can be viewed online at http://www.ttu.edu/livestream/.

For more information about commencement, including guest information, maps, parking and hotels, visit https://www.depts.ttu.edu/provost/commencement.

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CONTACT:  Peggy Flores, commencement coordinator, Office of the Provost, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3101 or peggy.flores@ttu.edu.