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December 2016 Graduation

Belmont University held its December 2016 commencement ceremony for graduate and undergraduate students at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16 in the Curb Event Center. The University celebrated the graduation of 401 students. Conferred degrees included 339 bachelor’s, 59 master’s and 3 doctoral degrees.

Dr. Robert C. Fisher, president of the University, presided over the event. Dr. Marieta Velikova, associate professor of economics, presented the commencement address. 

Velikova is the 2015-2016 Chaney Distinguished Professor recipient, a title awarded for each year to the faculty member who best represents the University’s vision to be “a premier teaching institution.”

Watch a recording of Belmont’s December commencement below.