More than 1,000 students graduated from the University of North Texas on Saturday, in the two final summer commencement ceremonies for UNT — at least for now.
The 1 p.m. ceremony for the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences was the last of three summer ceremonies that graduated more than 1,800 students.
Next year, President Neal Smatresk hopes the summer graduates will be able to participate in a larger May ceremony instead.
“You never say it’s the last forever, but for now, we’re discontinuing them,” he said.
The summer ceremonies...