CONGRATULATIONS Class of 2018!
Grantham University's annual Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the beautiful Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City. This momentous occasion was a wonderful celebration of this year's graduating class as they officially become members of GU's distinguished alumni family. While we prepare for Commencement 2019, experience the excitement of Commencement 2018 by viewing these photos and special guest speaker insights.
Highlights
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Commencement Ceremony
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Scott Andrews
Take pride in being part of a unique, diverse group of dedicated learners. While you each have unique reasons and motivations for earning your degree, all of you are here today to make a difference- for yourself, for your families and for your communities.
Scott Andrews // President
Meet and Greet
Talon at Power and Light
Talon and students
Talon on a balcony
Meet and Greet Photo Booth
Scott Andrews speech
Dr. Rick Rigby's speech
Dr. Rick Rigsby's speech
Dana Guillory's speech
Dana Guillory's speech
Happy graduate
Happy graduate
Excited graduate
Graduate shaking hands
Graduate on stage
Graduates cap
Scott Andrews and Dr. Rick Rigsby
Graduate with cap and gown
Smiling graduate
Talon and graduates
Happy graduate
Smiling graduate
Smiling graduate
Graduate waving
Graduates tossing caps
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Dr. Rick Rigsby
I want to honor the graduates because it takes tremendous perseverance. It takes relentless focus, determination and dedication to receive a degree in the way in which you received it. I want to give you a little bit of advice: Your goal now is to make an impact.
Dr. Rick Rigsby // Keynote Speaker
Keep in touch with your classmates, stay involved with Grantham University activities and groups. Show the world just how great the distance learning community is. Take pride in your education, your university and allow it to take you to the places you have dreamed about.
Dana Guillory
Dana Guillory // Alumni Speaker
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