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2017 Graduation Ceremony and 2017 Honors Convocation

Lincoln College’s 151st Commencement

Will be Held Saturday, May 5, 2018 in the

Jack D. Nutt Arena, Lincoln Center

12:30 p.m.

Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Fine Arts

Richie Gajate Garcia

Renowned Percussionist and Educator

Commencement Speaker


Honorary Degree Recipient

Doctor of Human Letters

Alex ‘Sandy’ MacKinnon

Business Leader and 1960 Graduate

Student Speaker

Ashlyn Carroll

Bachelor of Business Administration

Our two honorary degree recipients have graciously agreed to participate in a special “Excellence in Leadership” panel on the Friday before graduation in the Johnston Center for the Performing Arts auditorium. The panel will begin at 3  p.m. and is open to students, faculty, staff and members of the public. It is an excellent and unusual opportunity to hear two outstanding leaders.

In addition, Richie Gajate Gacia will conduct a special music clinic on Wednesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. in the Johnston Center auditorium. The clinic will be open to students of Lincoln College, area high school students and any members of the public who wish to attend and learn from one of the world’s most in-demand percussionists and educators.

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