It's Graduation Season At Idaho's Public Universities

May 6, 2016

Boise State will host its spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 at Taco Bell Arena.
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Boise State and Idaho State will hold spring commencement ceremonies Saturday. 

A banner congratulating graduates spans University Drive on Boise State's campus.
Credit Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

Boise State says 2334 students are eligible for degrees and certificates following the spring semester. All told, about 4,000 students will graduate from Boise State this academic year. 

Boise State's commencement will start at 10:00 a.m. at Taco Bell Arena. New York Times columnist and author Timothy Egan will be awarded an honorary doctorate. About 1600 students are expected to participate in the ceremony, which university officials say will fill the arena. More information can be found here

Idaho State says it will award  degrees and certificates to around 2400 students during Saturday's 10:00 a.m. ceremony at Holt Arena in Pocatello. 

ISU - Meridian will hold its graduation ceremony Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the Boise Centre. The University of Idaho hosts spring commencement on May 14. 

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