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December Commencement

December 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The MHU athletics department will provide a live HD video stream of Mars Hill University’s graduation ceremony on Friday, December 15. The event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be broadcast in high definition on Stretch Internet. Follow this link to access the broadcast.

If you miss the live broadcast you can access the video using the on-demand feature on Stretch Internet. The on-demand broadcast will be available about 24 hours after the event is completed.

Mars Hill University will confer bachelor’s degrees on an expected 65 undergraduates during commencement ceremonies December 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in Moore Auditorium.

Keynote speaker for the graduation will be A. Hope Williams, president of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU), the statewide office of independent (private, non-profit) colleges and universities in North Carolina. The title of her address will be: “Charting Your Path from the Hill.”

In addition to undergraduate degrees, Mars Hill University will confer one honorary doctorate of humane letters to Michael C. Blackwell, president of the Baptist Children’s Homes of NC, Inc.

Student speakers for the graduation are Stephen Blount, a criminal justice major from Asheville, N.C., and Patience Lanford, a business major from Asheville, N.C., representing the Adult and Graduate Studies program.

Ashley Hill, an integrated education/special education major from Burnsville, N.C., will bring the invocation. Special music will be provided by Elizabeth Maynard, a music performance major from Hendersonville, NC.


December 15, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Moore Auditorium
79 Cascade St
Mars Hill,NC28754United States
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