Schedule for weekend UT Graduations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The University of Tennessee Class of 2013 graduates Friday and Saturday and, and below is a full list of times for each school's event.

All will take place at Thompson-Boling Arena.

All graduations will be webcast, and links can be found on the bottom of this story.

More than 3,730 undergraduates and graduates will receive degrees from the 13 colleges at the University.

Parking is free in University student parking areas on campus, but the school asks parking be avoided in staff lots.

Friday, May 10th -

9 a.m - College of Arts and Sciences - Commencement Speaker: Margaret Scobey, former US Ambassador to Egypt and longtime diplomat. Opera singer and Knoxville-native Mary Costa will speak and receive an honorary degree.

2 p.m. - College of Business Administration - Commencement Speaker: Mark A. Emkes, Tennessee Commissioner of Finance and Administration and retired CEO, Chairman & President of Bridgestone Americas.

5 p.m. - College of Law - Commencement Speaker: US Senator Lamar Alexandar. Journalist John Seigenthaler will speak and receive and honorary degree.

Saturday, May 10th -

10 a.m. - College of Veterinary Medicine - Commencement Speaker: Dr. Patricia Sura. She completed residency at the college and now practices in Kentucky

1 p.m. - College of Social Work - No Commencement Speaker

5 p.m. - College of Architecture and Design - Commencement Speaker: Robin Klehr Avia, regional managing principal and chair of the board at internationally acclaimed design firm Gensler


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