Over 175 West Shore Community College students are eligible to receive degrees and certificates at the college’s 51st commencement, to be held in two ceremonies, on Sat., May 7, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the college’s Center Stage Theater.
Speakers for the identical events will be President Scott Ward, Richard Wilson Jr., vice chairman of the board of trustees, and Sam Gillette, president of the Student Senate. Seân Henne, professor of english and education, will provide the faculty address.
The graduates will be presented by Dr. Mark Kinney, vice president of academics and student services. Vice chairman Wilson, along with the board of trustees, and President Ward will award the degrees.
Following each commencement ceremony, a reception for the graduates and their families will be held in the Schoenherr Campus Center.
For those unable to attend a ceremony in person, both will be live-streamed, starting at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The streams will be accessible via YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmv1U_MQRfxb4dwXuEXYBtA or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/westshorecc/events/
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Related commencement events:
West Shore Community College’s Law Enforcement Academy cadets will be recognized during the Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Thurs., May 5, at the Riemer Regional Public Safety Training Center, located at 6050 N. U.S. 31. The training academy is 16 weeks long and there are over 30 instructors who assist with the academy. A reception will follow the ceremony.
The West Shore Community College nursing program will honor 18 graduating nursing students in a symbolic pinning ceremony to be held on Thurs., May 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Center Stage Theater. Each graduate will receive a time-honored pin, a symbol of a nurse’s service to others, and their induction into the nursing profession. This ceremony will be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person. Live streams can be accessed via WSCC’s YouTube or Facebook pages.