CSU holds spring graduation ceremonies Saturday

Columbus State University’s spring 2007 commencement ceremonies will be held in morning and afternoon sessions Saturday at the Lumpkin Center.

Graduates from the College of Arts and Letters, College of Education, and University College will participate in the10 a.m. ceremonies, which will feature speaker Robert F. Hatcher, president and chief executive officer of MidCountry Financial Corporation, co-chairman of the Commission for a New Georgia and member of the University System ofGeorgia’s Board of Regents.

College of Science and D. Abbott Turner College of Business graduates will be in the 3 p.m. exercise, with speaker Richard A.

Smith, a CSU graduate and vice chairman of the board and president of Realogy Corp. Realogy is the world’s largest residential real estate brokerage franchisor and the largest U.S. residential real estatebrokerage firm.

Seating for guests will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony. Shuttles will be available to transport guests from main campus parking lots. For more information, call 706-568-2037.