Cleveland State Holds Fall Commencement

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Pictured from left to right: (Front row) Dr. Denise King, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Ryan Thompson, Faculty Senate President; Amy Card-Lillios, President of the CSCC Foundation; and Sindy Reyolds, Staff Senate President. (Back row) Keynote Speakers Drs. Victoria Bryan and Robert Brandon; Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President, Dr. Michael Stokes, Vice President for Student Services, Danni Varlan, Tennessee Board of Regents, and Dr. Tommy Wright, Vice President for Finance and Advancement.
Pictured from left to right: (Front row) Dr. Denise King, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Ryan Thompson, Faculty Senate President; Amy Card-Lillios, President of the CSCC Foundation; and Sindy Reyolds, Staff Senate President. (Back row) Keynote Speakers Drs. Victoria Bryan and Robert Brandon; Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC President, Dr. Michael Stokes, Vice President for Student Services, Danni Varlan, Tennessee Board of Regents, and Dr. Tommy Wright, Vice President for Finance and Advancement.

Cleveland State Community College held its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. 

Regent Danni Varlan greeted the graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony and offered congratulations on behalf of the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Regent Danni Varlan greeted the graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony and offered congratulations on behalf of the Tennessee Board of Regents.


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