East Carolina University will be holding their 100th spring commencement tonight.
This is the first time in recent years that ECU has held their graduation on a Friday night. The ceremony will begin at 6pm at Dowdy-Ficklen stadium, and the processional will begin at 6:30.
Lt. Gen. Gary l. North, Commander of the 9th Air Force and U.S. Air Forces Central and an East Carolina alumnus, will deliver the keynote address.
According to ECU's registrar's office, over three thousand students have applied for spring graduation.
Individual departments and colleges will hold their ceremonies tomorrow.