More than 100 students will cross the stage to accept their degrees in front of their proud family, friends, faculty, and campus staff during spring commencement exercises at Keiser University’s ­­­­­­Daytona Beach campus.  The ceremony is set for 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at 4 p.m. at Calvary Christian Center in Ormond Beach. 


“Graduation is one of the most important and enjoyable events of the year at Keiser University’s Daytona Beach campus.  All of our faculty and staff look forward to recognizing our graduates’ exceptional accomplishments and to celebrating those accomplishments with our graduates and their families and friends,” Campus President David Champlin said.  


The valedictorian and student speaker for this graduating class is Ann Baldwin. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, graduating with a 4.0 and will be pursuing her Master of Science in Psychology with Keiser University in August.


 This year’s commencement speaker is Representative Thomas J. Leek. Representative Leek was raised in Ormond Beach and continues to give back to his community through his legislative accomplishments as well as his local civic and professional accomplishments as a managing partner for the Cobb Cole law firm.


For more than 40 years, Keiser University has been a talent development leader providing over 100 doctoral through associate degrees in workforce shortage areas in Florida’s targeted industries. Keiser’s “students first” philosophy combines foundational skills, leadership preparation, financial literacy, student support services – including tutoring, writing and math labs. Campuses throughout the state provide convenient scheduling options for students, many of whom are working adults.