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The University of Alabama

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercises

UA will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 6.

UA will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 6.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

The ceremony begins at 9 a.m. More than 1,500 diplomas are scheduled to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and schools.

Donna Meester, UA associate professor of theatre and president of the Faculty Senate, will serve as mace bearer. Meester is the director of costume design/production at The University of Alabama and costume commissioner for the United States Institute for Theatre Design/Technology.

The ceremony will be broadcast live over the Internet. The webcast will be archived at, and it will be available for viewing for 30 days following the ceremony.

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The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.