Fresno State’s Class of 2017 Commencement set May 20

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Fresno State’s Class of 2017 Commencement set May 20

Fresno State’s 106th Commencement will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, in the Save Mart Center. The majority of Commencement events will be on Friday, May 19, with 20 college and school convocations and department celebrations held throughout the day on campus, including ceremonies for the University’s doctoral programs and the Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony. Two events will be held off campus: the Department of Social Work Education Commencement at the Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Graduation Ceremony at the Falls Event Center. Two events will be held the week prior: the Criminology 108 Graduation will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Graduate Recognition Ceremony will be at 4 p.m. Friday, May 12. All events are free and open to the public but some events require tickets due to capacity limits (see web link) but the main commencement on Saturday does not require tickets. Seven additional events will be held Saturday, concluding with the 41st annual Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration at 6 p.m. See full schedule. News updates will be available at www.FresnoStateNews.com.