Eastern Kentucky University 2013 Commencement Ceremony
First Lady Michelle Obama – Commencement Speaker
Alumni Coliseum, Richmond, KY
Saturday, May 11, 2013 @ 7:30 PM ET
First Lady Michelle Obama among Spring Commencement Speakers
POSTED: APRIL 11, 2013 eku.edu
First Lady Michelle Obama will join former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and Kentucky author Silas House as speakers at Eastern Kentucky University’s spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11.
Three ceremonies, all in Alumni Coliseum, will recognize a total of 2,428 degree candidates.
The First Lady will address degree candidates from the Colleges of Education and Business and Technology at 7:30 p.m. (a change from the usual time) and will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. The First Lady will be speaking at EKU as part of her Joining Forces initiative to assist military families. The University has received national recognition in recent years for its commitment to helping veterans further their education. EKU, home to more than 1,200 veterans and their dependents, earned a No. 1 national ranking in 2010 and 2012 from Military Times magazine in its annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” issues.
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Commencement Ceremony Streamed Live: http://video.eku.edu/commencement