It may be summer, but it’ll be spring-like for Keiser University’s Jacksonville campus as the non-traditional campus celebrates commencement on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Jacoby Symphony Hall in the Times Union Center. More than 100 students will cross the stage to accept their degrees in front of their proud family, friends, faculty, and campus staff.
“If you choose to enter the work world with the same perseverance with which you completed your degree, in spite of every challenge you overcame, you will succeed.” Campus President Lisamarie Winslow said.
The valedictorian for this graduating class is Megan Wood who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Investigations. The salutatorian, Jennifer McKenna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
This year’s commencement speaker is Dr. Nathaniel Glover, Jr. who made history by being elected as the first African American Sheriff in Florida in more than 100 years and the first African American Sheriff in the history of Jacksonville. Currently, he is retiring as the 29th President of Edward Waters College, Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, located in Jacksonville
About Keiser University:
Co-founded in 1977 by Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university, serving nearly 20,000 students offering 100 degrees at 20 Florida campuses, as well as online and at two international sites, employing 3,800 faculty and staff.
Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University.
For additional information regarding Keiser University, visit www.keiseruniversity.edu.