BOZEMAN — Montana State University celebrated its 2019 Fall Commencement on Saturday.
According to the Registrar’s Office, 853 candidates for undergraduate degrees were expected to be at the ceremony and 165 for their graduate degrees.
Graduates came from the College of Agriculture, Arts and Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering, Letters and Science, Nursing and Gallatin College.
“I’m gonna miss my advisers, my professors, my fellow students, classmates, so on and so forth. I’m gonna miss literally everything about MSU,” said Salman Alshaykh.
“It’s crazy. It feels really weird. I feel like it won’t hit us until January when we’re not coming back to school anymore,” said Hannah Zwemke.
“It feels pretty rewarding. Especially when the balloons drop. That was the most exciting part,” Jonah Studer said.
Mike Clark, former executive director of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition received the honorary doctorate degree in letters.
President Waded Cruzado presented the Montana State University President's Medallion to philanthropist Diana Blank.