TAMIU Spring Commencement Saturday, 8 p.m.

TAMIU Outdoor Spring Commencement
Set Saturday, May 13, at 8 p.m.

Some 440-plus candidates for graduation at Texas A&M International University will receive undergraduate or graduate degrees at Saturday's Spring Commencement Exercises scheduled at 8 p.m. on the interior campus green in front of the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library.


In the event of rain, graduation will take place on Sunday, May 14 at 8 p.m.  A recorded message with updated information on any changes is available by calling 956.326.2180. A message will also be posted on the University's web site, tamiu.edu and relayed to local media.


Bill Jones, vice chairman of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, will serve as commencement speaker. Student Gabriela L. Brondo  will provide the Distinguished Student Scholar address. A highlight of the ceremony will be the presentation of an honorary doctorate to Laredoan Elmo López who was crucial in the development and growth of the University's music program.


For additional information on Spring Commencement at TAMIU, please contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 326.2180, e-mail prmis@tamiu.edu or visit offices in Killam Library 268.


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

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu