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Texas Tech Announces Summer Commencement Schedule

Bailey Bales

August 7, 2017


Ceremonies will take place Saturday at United Supermarkets Arena.

WHAT: Texas Tech University hosts summer commencement ceremonies.

WHEN: Saturday (Aug. 12). Colleges listed in order of recognition.

WHERE: All ceremonies will be at United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave.

WHAT: Texas Tech Associate Professor Jeffrey Lastrapes will speak at all commencement ceremonies. He is a visually impaired cello professor in the School of Music. Lastrapes was recruited for his accomplishments in cello by Temple University. He then advanced to the Curtis Institute of Music and then the prestigious Julliard School. Lastrapes has performed around the world and cofounded the West Texas chamber music outreach group, Caerus Ensemble

Ceremonies can be viewed online via livestream.

For more information about commencement, including maps and parking, visit the commencement web page

CONTACT: Amiee Dixon, commencement coordinator, Office of the Provost, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8309 or amiee.dixon@ttu.edu

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