SWIC announces commencement schedule

News-DemocratMay 14, 2013 

Southwestern Illinois College will hold its commencement ceremonies this week.

The festivities will be highlighted with a keynote address by Gen. William Frasier III, commander of U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base. Belleville attorney Bruce Cook will give the address at the General Education Development diploma ceremony.

"We are honored to have two such distinguished individuals speaking at our graduation ceremonies," SWIC President Georgia Costello said "Our students can learn firsthand how far education can take them from two remarkable men who have risen to the top of their fields."

*A pinning ceremony for Health Sciences students will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter's Cathedral in Belleville.

* The GED ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Belleville campus varsity gym.

* Commencement will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Belleville campus varsity gym.

Belleville News-Democrat is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service