University Relations and Communications

891 Candidates for Graduation Mark Commencement at MSU Billings

April 27, 2010


Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


83rd annual ceremony set for Saturday, May 1 at MetraPark


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Montana State University Billings expects 891 students will receive degrees during the university’s 83rd commencement, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at MetraPark.


MSU will confer degrees on candidates for graduation for the 2009-10 academic year, according to Cheri Johannes, director of admissions and records.


Commencement exercises are free and open to the public.


A comprehensive urban university with six colleges, MSU Billings is located in the state’s largest city — the regional hub for business, industry, communications and health care. MSU Billings offers unique advantages, including real-world education through on-the-job internships in hundreds of careers.


With an enrollment of over 5,000 students, MSU Billings is able to provide students individual attention award-winning professors, while offering more than 160 academic options ranging from two-year programs to a variety of master’s degree options. The university also continues to be Montana’s leader in online education.


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