Posted: 12/08/16

TAMIU Celebrates Fall 2016 Commencement Exercises Friday, Dec. 16



More than 480 candidates for graduation are expected to participate in Texas A&M International University Fall 2016 Commencement Exercises, Friday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. in the Kinesiology-Convocation Building (KSB).

The order of ceremonies, Colleges or Schools, and times are as follow:

Ceremony I: 9 a.m. College of Arts and Sciences (all undergraduate degrees, except Criminal Justice majors).

Ceremony II: 1 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences (all undergraduate Criminal Justice majors, all graduates), College of Education (all degrees), and College of Nursing and Health Sciences (all degrees).

Ceremony III: 4 p.m. A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business (all degrees), University College.

Speaker for the 1 and 4 p.m. Commencement Exercises will be Dr. Marcus Nelson, superintendent of schools for Laredo Independent School District, serving over 25,500 students on 33 campuses, including 20 elementary schools, four middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, three magnet schools, an alternative education academy, a nationally recognized Early College High School located on the campus of Texas A&M International University, and the new Jose A. Valdez High School, non-traditional high school. He was named Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards in 2014.

The San Antonio native has earned several college degrees including an undergraduate degree from Abilene Christian University, two master’s degrees, and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University – Commerce.

A comprehensive, dedicated online Commencement Guide with additional details and information is available at:  http://www.tamiu.edu/commencement/ 

Ceremonies will also be livestreamed at the following links: 

Ceremony I College of Arts & Sciences


Ceremony II College of Arts & Sciences,  College of Education, College  of Nursing and Health Sciences


Ceremony III A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, University College


All feeds go live five minutes before the scheduled start time.

For more information, please contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 326.2180, email prmis@tamiu.edu or visit offices located in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 268.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Dr. A. Marcus Nelson

Dr. A. Marcus Nelson, LISD Superintendent, will speak at TAMIU's Commencement Exercises.