May 13, 2019

John A. Logan College will conduct its fiftieth commencement on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Donald L. Brewer Gymnasium and Convocation Center.

Over six hundred have applied for fall, spring, and summer graduation.  The diplomas and certificates will be presented by Board of Trustees Chair Bill Kilquist and Dr. Ron House, president of the College.  Ms. Melanie Pecord, acting vice-president for instructional services, will certify the graduates.

Ms. Melisa Adkins, Marion, Illinois, will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Professor of Political Science, Dr. Jane Bryant, will be recognized with the Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member Award. 

Music Instructor, Ms. Marva Watson, will be recognized with the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member Award.

Students graduating in Career, Technical, and Healthcare programs will graduate on Thursday, May 16.  Students in all Associate in Arts or Science transfer programs and Criminal Justice will graduate on Friday, May 17.  Commencement will be streamed live on the College’s Facebook page.

For more information, contact Sharyl Melvin, Ext. 8408, at 618-985-3741.