AZUSA, Calif.-- More than 1,300 students will graduate from Azusa Pacific University on Sat., May 9, at the university’s spring commencement ceremonies. The ceremonies feature 669 bachelor’s degree, 523 master’s degree, and 175 degree completion recipients. Twenty-two individuals will receive doctoral degrees.

  • Graduate ceremony at 10 a.m.
  • Undergraduate and adult and professional studies ceremony at 6 p.m.
  • Ceremonies take place at APU's Cougar Stadium, East Campus, 901 E. Alosta Ave., Azusa

This year’s undergraduate keynote speaker Nancy Ortberg served eight years as teaching pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, where she led the Network ministry. Ortberg is the author of Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey through Tattoos, Tofu, and Pronouns.

Graduate keynote speaker, Mark Stanton, Ph.D., dean of the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences is a diplomat of the post-doctoral specialty board in family psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. He serves as the editor of The Family Psychologist, the bulletin of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

Rachel White
Associate Director of Public Relations
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