A record number of graduates received degrees in two ceremonies over the weekend at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Master’s degrees were conferred during a ceremony Friday night, while bachelor’s degrees were conferred Saturday morning. Both ceremonies were held in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.
An all-time high of 746 graduates received their degrees.
Regent Ann Holloway, a Southeastern graduate, offered congratulations to the graduates on behalf of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Also in attendance was Chancellor Emeritus and Southeastern President Emeritus Glen D. Johnson.
Almost 50 percent were first-generation graduates, and the students represented 38 states and 16 countries.