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December 16, 2013

Fall Commencement held at University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo held its fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, at the McChesney Student Activity Center on the UM campus. Those in attendance had the privilege of hearing Andrew Young, politician, human rights activist and businessman, speak.

Degrees were awarded to 222 students. One hundred fifty-nine students received their undergraduate degrees, while 63 were awarded graduate degrees. The College of Arts and Sciences awarded a total of 57 degrees, while the Stephens College of Business awarded 26 degrees. One hundred students received degrees from the College of Education, while 39 received their degrees from the College of Fine Arts.

The youngest student to receive an undergraduate degree was 21, while the oldest was 56. On the graduate side, the youngest to earn a degree was 23 years old, while the oldest was 54.

Among those graduating were three international students, 10 University Honors Program students, 20 student athletes, four veterans, two who earned an undergraduate 4.0 GPA, 17 who earned graduate highest honors, 29 undergraduates who earned cum laude status, and 21 who earned magna cum laude status.

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