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Spring Commencement in Full Swing

Spring commencement ceremonies at the University of Missouri System were in full swing as students and families celebrate the culmination of years of hard work.    

“Having a college degree gives you a leg up in life,” says UM System President Tim Wolfe. “Higher education brings rich rewards—not only to the individual but to society as a whole.”  

Throughout the four campuses, more than 15,000 degrees will be conferred this year alone—a nearly 30 percent increase from the 11,644 degrees awarded a decade ago. 

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NASA astronaut Sandra Magnus delivered two commencement addresses at Missouri University of Science and Technology, May 4 and May 5.  She told the new graduates that "the sky is not the limit, trust me."  FULL STORY>>

The University of Missouri-Columbia held its commencement ceremonies May 11-13.  For details visit: http://umurl.us/4Je.

University of Missouri-Kansas City held its ceremonies May 3-5.  For details visit: http://umurl.us/MGIv.

University of Missouri-St. Louis held its commencement ceremonies May 12-13.  For details visit: http://umurl.us/sdjz.  Meet some of the graduates: http://umurl.us/FZ78.