Culver-Stockton College will graduate the Class of 2023 on Saturday, May 13, at 9:30 a.m. in the Charles Field House.

Ron Leftwich

The College’s 167th Commencement will feature Mr. Ron Leftwich ’64 as the graduation speaker, who will be retiring as Chairman of the Board of Trustees after 14 years of leadership and 33 years of board service and mentorship to C-SC students on “the Hill.” Leftwich’s address is titled “The Future is in Your Hands.”  Ahmed “AB” Barrow will offer the Senior Challenge to his peers. Taylor Worthey and Isaac Ellison have been selected as Junior Marshals for this year’s commencement ceremony.

An all-faith baccalaureate ceremony will be held on Friday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m. also in the Charles Field House. The event is open to the public, and tickets are not required for entrance.

C-SC students receiving a degree in nursing are invited to participate in the ceremonial pinning, which will be facilitated by Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences on Friday, May 12, at 2 p.m. at The Crossing Church in Quincy, Ill.

Additional commencement week activities include the Honors Day Convocation and the Trustee Reception for Seniors. The Honors Convocation is set for Tuesday, May 9, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Alexander Campbell Auditorium of the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center. This is a convocation to recognize the academic achievements of C-SC students from the past year and honor the excellence of faculty and staff. Following the college-wide recognition event, each division will present awards at separate ceremonies for the Fine, Applied, and Literary Arts Division, the Business, Education and Law Division, and the Applied Liberal Arts and Sciences Division.

Commencement honors graduates, conferring degrees to undergraduates and graduate students within one ceremony. Tickets are required for commencement and can be obtained through the students’ MyCulver login. Each student can request up to six tickets, which are available now.

For immediate questions regarding commencement, please contact the Office of the Registrar at or 573-288-6000, ext. 6330.

Contact the Marketing & Public Relations Office, at or 573-288-6000 ext. 6728 for more information.

NOTE: A number that appears immediately after a person’s name (i.e. Jane Doe ’18) is a reference to the year that person earned their bachelor’s degree from Culver-Stockton.

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