August 15, 2011

University of the Rockies Graduation To Be Held August 20

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a graduate school specializing in the social and behavioral sciences, will hold its graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 20. The ceremony will be held at the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs.

The graduating class will comprise 312 students - the largest class to graduate from University of the Rockies since its founding in 1998. About a third of the class is expected to attend the ceremony, with graduates traveling to Colorado Springs from more than 30 states.

The commencement speech will be delivered by Brigadier General Dana H. Born, dean of faculty at the United States Air Force Academy.

Media is invited to cover the graduation event.

About University of the Rockies

University of the Rockies is a graduate school specializing in master's and doctorate degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, classes are offered online and at the University's Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.

Contact: Melissa Blevins, Campus PR/Marketing Specialist
719.442.0505 x1638 | [email protected]

SOURCE University of the Rockies