As the semester comes to a close, many LCU students are preparing to don their graduation regalia and walk the stage.
LCU will be holding two commencement ceremonies for the fall 2014 graduating class. The Graduate Ceremony will be held on Friday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the McDonald Moody Auditorium and the Undergraduate Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. in the Rip Griffin Center (26th and Chicago).
Fall 2014’s graduating class will include 104 graduate candidates and 194 undergraduates.
Molly Cox, who is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Secondary Education, has been selected as this year’s speaker for the fall 2014 undergraduate commencement ceremony. Cox comes from a long line of educators, many of whom are LCU alumni. While at LCU, Cox was a counselor at Encounter, a leader in the women’s social group, Kappa Phi Kappa, and has been involved with the Flight Plan and the Praise Choir. She served as a member of Student Senate and as chair of the Student Involvement Committee. Cox worked in the Admissions office and the tutoring center. She was a staff writer for The Duster Today and was a co-host of the radio show, Two Tall Girls. Cox plans to teach Technology Applications and Communication upon graduation.
Dr. JoAnn Long has been chosen to give the graduate commencement address. Long began her career at LCU in 1999 and currently serves as the Director of Research and Development in LCU’s Department of Nursing. She serves as a mentor to students and faculty members alike. Long has made countless presentations and publications on both medical and educational topics in her field. Long has also been very successful in securing grants for LCU.
Dr. Kregg Fehr will be the commencement speaker for the undergraduate ceremony. Fehr began his career at LCU in 1998 and currently serves the Department of Humanities as Visiting Professor of History. Fehr also serves as the Assistant Director of the university’s Honors Program. He is a sponsor to the men’s social club, Kyodai, and the women’s social club, Kappa Phi Kappa.
As their degrees are conferred, students will receive their diplomas from LCU Board of Trustees Chairman Jerry Harris of Lamesa, TX.
Family and friends of graduating students can watch both commencement ceremonies live online at www.LCU.edu/live.