Area University Students set to Graduate this Weekend

More than 500 students are expected to graduate over the weekend at both Northwest Missouri Universities.

The first commencement, Friday at Northwest Missouri State, will feature State Agriculture Director Jon Hagler as the speaker.

More than 350 undergraduate students are expected to receive bachelor’s degrees. More than 100 additional candidates are expected to receive master’s degrees and specialist degrees.

The ceremony begins at 1:00 Friday afternoon at Bearcat Arena.

On Saturday, the fall commencement for Missouri Western will feature Don Boulware of a St Joseph Law Firm as the speaker. He will also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane letters degree.

The ceremony at Western starts at 11 Saturday morning in the M.O. Looney Complex Arena.