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FGCU's 23rd Commencement Graduates 907 Dec. 12 at Alico Arena

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University expects to honor 907 students during fall commencement exercises beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12 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. Over 3,000 family members and guests are expected to attend the commencement ceremony.

FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw will confer bachelorís and master's degrees in the Universityís 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 23rd 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 Interim University Registrar Susan Byars at (239) 590-7999.

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