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FGCU's 21st Commencement Graduates 738 Dec. 20 at Alico Arena

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University expects to graduate 738 students during fall commencement exercises 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at Alico Arena.

Participating graduates have been allocated tickets to provide to their guests. Tickets will be required of all guests. Members of the media will gain entry by presenting proper credentials.

FGCU Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Ronald Toll delivers the commencement address to graduates and over 3,600 family members and guests.

FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw will confer bachelor's and master's degrees in the University's five academic colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Lutgert College of Business and Professional Studies. FGCU has conferred over 9,000 degrees since fall 1997. The ceremony lasts approximately two hours.

The ceremony is FGCU's 21st commencement and includes students completing degree requirements during the summer and fall terms.

Shuttles will be available to transport participants and their guests from designated parking areas on campus to Alico Arena and back.

For more information, contact Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Planning and Institutional Performance Paul Snyder at (239) 590-7050.

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