UNA Spring Commencement Held Saturday, May 13

By  | May 14, 2017 | Filed under: News

FLORENCE-The University of North Alabama held their spring commencement on Saturday, May 13.  Wendell Wilkie Gunn gave the commencement address for the ceremonies .

Wendel Gunn was the first black student to attend the university when he enrolled in 1963 in what was then called Florence State.  Gunn was awarded an honorary doctorate during the graduation ceremonies.

College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Nursing graduates received degrees at the 10:00 AM morning ceremony, and College of Business and College of Education and Human Sciences graduates recieeved their degrees in  the 2:00 PM afternoon ceremony.

Photos courtesy UNA and Shannon Wells:

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