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UK College of Education Celebrates December 2017 Grads

Grads pose for photo at Commencement reception
Graduates pose in the photo booth during the UK College of Education’s Commencement reception.

The University of Kentucky College of Education held a celebratory reception for the undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will have completed their degrees by the end of the fall 2017 semester. Their accomplishments were recognized the following day during the UK December 2017 Commencement Ceremonies.

More than 1,000 students were expected to participate in the ceremonies. Overall, 1,797 undergraduate, 845 graduate and 116 professional degree candidates had their degrees approved by the UK Board of Trustees.

Friday’s ceremonies included:

10 a.m.: ceremony for students in the Colleges of Agriculture, Food and Environment; Education; Engineering; Fine Arts; Medicine; Social Work; Public Health; Pharmacy; Martin School of Public Policy and Administration; Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
2 p.m.: ceremony for students in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Gatton College of Business and Economics; Communication and Information; Design; Health Sciences; Nursing


Both ceremonies will be streamed live at www.uky.edu/uknow, the university’s news website. Full video of each ceremony will be available within two weeks after Commencement on the university’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/universityofkentucky.

Social media users are encouraged to use the hashtag #UKgrad.