A total of 1,205 undergraduate students and 191 graduate students received degrees during Appalachian State University’s Fall 2016 Commencement, which was held in two ceremonies Dec. 10. Students provided the keynote addresses. Making a positive difference in the lives of others was a recurring theme in their remarks.
Chancellor Sheri N. Everts said, “Students come to this special place, continue to develop and grow into amazing individuals who go on to touch hundreds and thousands of lives through their professions, civic engagement and service.”
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives. App State is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, with a national reputation for innovative teaching and opening access to a high-quality, affordable education for all. The university enrolls more than 21,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and 80 graduate majors at its Boone and Hickory campuses and through App State Online. Learn more at https://www.appstate.edu.
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