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More than 700 in Del Mar College Spring graduation ceremony

Posted at 4:29 PM, May 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 17:33:45-04

Del Mar College is holding its Spring 2019 Commencement this evening.  According to a press release from the school, more than 700 students have indicated they will participate during the ceremony.  The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. at the American Bank Center.

The College will award approximately 1,198 certificates and associate’s degrees combined to 980 prospective graduates this spring.

Kelly M. Quintanilla, Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi President and Chief Executive Officer, will be the keynote speaker.

As a professor of communication for 16 years, Quintanilla taught courses in Business & Professional Communication, Teamwork & Leadership, Organizational Communication, Public Relations and Public Speaking. She also is the lead author of the book Business and Professional Communication, Keys for Workplace Excellence, which is in its 4th edition.

Dr. Quintanilla is expected to make a special announcement after her keynote address.