Missouri State University will confer 543 degrees to students at its 2017 summer commencement.
One ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at JQH Arena.
Springfield Mayor Ken McClure will be the featured speaker for the ceremony.
The ceremony will be streamed live. The Missouri State commencement hub features ceremony details for graduates, guests, and faculty and staff. You can also follow what is happening live with #BearGrads and share your story using the social media kit.
About the graduates
MSU will confer 289 bachelor’s degrees, 236 master’s degrees, 15 doctorate degrees and three specialist degrees.
Past the standard expectations, the university will recognize three students for their work with a more rigorous curriculum in Missouri State’s Honor College. The university will recognize four students who will graduate summa cum laude (with grade point averages of 3.9-4.0 on a 4.0 scale), five who will graduate magna cum laude (with GPAs of 3.75-3.89) and 23 who will graduate cum laude (with GPAs of 3.5-3.74).