Commencement Ceremony Marks the Centennial Graduation

More than four thousand purple clad pirates filed into the stands of Dowdy Ficklen Stadium today.

The Centennial Graduation celebration kicked off with cheers and applause from the pirate nation's most recent nursing school graduates. The usual two ceremonies were combined today while departmental ceremonies were held on Friday.

Colonel Adele Hodges, Commanding Officer of US Marine Corp Base at Camp Lejeune was the keynote speaker...Encouraging the graduates to use technology and globalization to impact the world.