Spring 2021 Commencement ceremonies for business graduates

Commencement is the ultimate celebration of one of the most significant accomplishments of our students' lifetimes. Appalachian State University will host both virtual and in-person commencement ceremonies to meet the needs of our Spring 2021 graduates, which include 658 business undergraduates and 92 graduates from the MBA, MS in Accounting and MS in Applied Data Analytics programs. 

In-person Ceremonies

For advance registrants, in-person university-level ceremonies will be held at various times May 7-12 in the Holmes Convocation Center. Find complete details on events, tickets, safety and other guest information at appstate.edu/commencement. A livestream of each university-level ceremony will be made available at appstate.edu/commencement

Additionally, the Walker College of Business will host an in-person hooding ceremony for Master of Science in Accounting graduates at 4:00 p.m. on May 6 in the Schaefer Center. This is an invitation only event; for more information, please contact Jill Hoekstra, hoekstrajr@appstate.edu.

Virtual Ceremonies

A virtual video, in which App State Chancellor Sheri Everts will confer degrees upon graduates, will be made available at appstate.edu/commencement on May 7.

Additionally, the Walker College's  Office of Graduate Programs will host a virtual hooding ceremony for MBA and Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics graduates on Thursday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. For more information or a link to join the May 6 event, please contact Donna Lindabury, lindaburydm@appstate.edu, or visit business.appstate.edu/hooding.

Additionally, by May 6, the Walker College of Business will post video messages to business.appstate.edu/commencement, including featured speeches from undergraduate speaker Zoe Huffines, graduate speaker Peter Anobil, and Walker College Dean Sandra Vannoy.

All graduates, as well as their family members, friends and professors, are encouraged to take to social media to celebrate our newest alumni. Use any of the below listed hashtags on public-facing Twitter or Instagram accounts for a chance to be featured at both appstate.edu/commencement and business.appstate.edu/commencement.

Hooding invitation
Published: Apr 27, 2021 4:08pm