Hardin-Simmons Congratulates Our Spring 2019 Graduates

May 10, 2019 Ashlyn Schulle, Staff Writer

(ABILENE, Texas)–Commencement ceremonies took place on May 10 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Abilene Convention Center. The ceremony at 10 a.m. honored graduates of the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts, Holland School of Sciences, Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, and Logsdon School of Theology. At 2 p.m. the Kelley College of Business, College of Human Sciences and Educational Studies, and College of Fine Arts graduates were honored.

There was a total of 276 graduates this semester: 226 undergraduate students, 41 graduate students, and 9 doctoral students. 89 of these students graduated with honors and 11 graduated with 4.0 averages.

Anthony Williams, Mayor of Abilene, gave the charge to the graduates at the ceremonies. Williams graduated from McMurry University in 1993 and has since been very active in the community of Abilene. He has served in roles such as board member for Christian Homes, ACU Credit Union, and American Red Cross of Taylor County, treasurer and vice president for the Taylor County Republican Party, and elder at Minda Street Church of Christ, to name a few.

Hardin-Simmons is proud of our spring 2019 graduates, we wish everyone the best in their futures!