South Plains College will host its Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 12, in the Texan Dome. Around 445 candidates for graduation will participate in the morning ceremony and 437 candidates will participate in the afternoon ceremony.

At 9:30 a.m. the first commencement ceremony will take place for students receiving degrees in the following programs:

Associates in:

  • Arts in the Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Applied Science

Certificates in:

  • Nursing and Vocational Nursing in the Division of Health Occupations
  • Commercial Music
  • Design Communications
  • Cosmetology
  • Electrical & Power Transmission Technology
  • Fire Technology
  • Law Enforcement Technology
  • Sound Technology
  • Video Production Technology
  • Welding Technology in the Division of Technical Education

The second commencement ceremony, starting at 1 p.m. is for students receiving degrees in the following:

Associates in:

  • Science
  • Arts in Teaching in the Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Applied Science

Certificates in:

  • Applied Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care and Surgical Technology in the Division of Health Occupations
  • Accounting Associate
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design
  • Diesel Service Technology
  • Heating
  • Air Condition & Refrigeration
  • Industrial Manufacturing/Emerging Technologies
  • Office Technology
  • Paralegal Studies and Real Estate in the Division of Technical Education

Also, SPC will honor the 2017 recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award, who will carry the banner as the faculty enters the Texan Dome. In addition, the departmental chairperson and instructional deans will select candidates for graduation to carry the divisional banners in the Commencement processional.