Georgia State to Hold 99th Commencement May 10, Olympic Bobsledder to Deliver Commencement Address

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Georgia State University will hold its 99th commencement exercises at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Georgia Dome, to celebrate the achievements of more than 5,000 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist graduates completing their degrees this spring and summer.

Georgia State University will hold its 99th commencement exercises at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10, at the Georgia Dome, to celebrate the achievements of more than 5,000 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist graduates completing their degrees this spring and summer.

Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers-Taylor, a silver medal winner in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will deliver this spring’s commencement address. Meyers, from Douglasville, Ga., won the silver medal with Lauryn Williams in the two-woman bobsled competition.

More than 3,700 bachelor’s graduates will be recognized for the spring and summer semesters, along with more than 1,600 master’s degree recipients.

Georgia State will hold a separate commencement and hooding ceremony for Ph.D. graduates at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9 at the Rialto Center for the Arts. Ceremonies for graduates of the College of Law will be at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 16 at the Georgia State Sports Arena.

For more information about commencement at Georgia State, visit commencement.gsu.edu.

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