UA Little Rock 2019 fall commencement set for Dec. 14

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate its fall 2019 commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street.

A total of 1,048 UA Little Rock students are eligible to participate in commencement. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. to honor graduating students from the College of Education and Health Professions, George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, College of Business, College of Social Sciences and Communication, College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the William H. Bowen School of Law.

Dr. Jin Wook Lee, assistant professor of systems engineering and the 2019 winner of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, and Dr. Dean Kumpuris, chair of the UA Little Rock Board of Visitors, will provide greetings during the ceremony.

Additionally, the law school will hold a hooding ceremony and reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Bowen’s Friday Courtroom for its 10 fall graduates. Professor Lynn Foster and Bowen alumnus Hunter Mullins, an attorney with PPGMR law firm in Little Rock, will serve as the keynote speakers for the ceremony, which will be shared live on Facebook.

The Jack Stephens Center will be open for guests at 8 a.m. Saturday. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid parking congestion.

More information is available on the commencement website. There’s also an online site for guests, and a site for students participating in Bowen Law commencement.

Graduating students should arrive one hour prior to the ceremony. A video for students offers more information.

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