Motorist around Boone, and the county, should be aware of increased traffic due to Spring 2016 commencement ceremonies this weekend (Friday May 13, and Saturday May 14) at ASU. In six separate events a total of 3,088 undergraduate students will receive their degrees, plus 329 graduate students.
Activities begin Friday at noon with the Reich College of Education ceremony in Holmes Convocation Center. Following at 3 p.m. will be the Hayes School of Music in Rosen Concert Hall and at 6 p.m. the Beaver College of Health Sciences in Holmes Convocation Center.
On Saturday, the ceremony for the College of Fine and Applied Arts begins at 9 a.m. in Holmes Convocation Center. Also in Holmes Convocation Center will be the Walker College of Business at 1 p.m. and the College of Arts and Sciences at 5 p.m.
This year, graduate students will attend the college ceremony represented by their major field of study.
Watch live streams of the ceremonies and check out archived broadcasts at http://commencement.appstate.edu