JACKSON, Tenn. – July 17, 2014 – Provost Emeritus Carla Sanderson will be the keynote speaker for Union University’s summer graduation ceremony July 26.
About 180 students will receive degrees during the 11 a.m. ceremony at West Jackson Baptist Church. The event marks the close of the 2013-14 academic year. About 1,175 students graduated from Union during that time.
Sanderson will give an address entitled “Headline News: Your God Reigns.” She spent 32 years at Union as a student, faculty member, dean of nursing and provost. Sanderson retired from Union May 31.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.