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June 19, 2017

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University’s 2017 Spring Commencement Recognizes 1,047 Students


CANYON, Texas—Degrees were officially conferred on 1,047 West Texas A&M University students during spring commencement exercises May 13 at the First United Bank Center. The University awarded 752 baccalaureate degrees and 295 master’s degrees.

Graduates with an overall grade point average of 3.50 or higher were recognized as honor graduates and wore gold honor cords. The three levels of honor recognition are Summa Cum Laude   (3.90-4.00), Magna Cum Laude (3.75-3.89) and Cum Laude (3.50-3.74). The graduating class of 2017 included 68 graduates with Summa Cum Laude honors, 78 students with Magna Cum Laude honors and 124 with Cum Laude honors.



Note to Media: Students are listed by hometown and include degrees and majors.

Degree abbreviations are as follows: BA-Bachelor of Arts; BAAS-Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences; BBA-Bachelor of Business Administration; BFA-Bachelor of Fine Arts; BGS-Bachelor of General Studies; BM-Bachelor of Music; BMA-Bachelor of Business Administration/Master of Professional Accounting; BMSN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Master of Science in Nursing; BS-Bachelor of Science; BSMT-Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology; BSN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing; MA-Master of Arts; MBA-Master of Business Administration; MED-Master of Education; MFA-Master of Fine Arts; MM-Master of Music; MPA-Master of Professional Accounting; MS-Master of Science; MSN-Master of Science in Nursing; and SSP-Specialist in School Psychology.

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Lisa Rubio
on 6.27.2017

Are all students who graduated on this list? I am looking for my daughter, Ashley Marie Rubio.