Bethel University held its Spring 2017 Commencement on Saturday, May 6 in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena on the school's McKenzie campus. There were 275 undergraduate degrees awarded, and 174 Master's degrees awarded.
Undergraduate degrees included Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.
Graduate degrees included Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution, and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
Established in 1842, Bethel University is celebrating its 175th birthday this year. Headquartered in McKenzie, it offers Bachelor's, Associate and Master's degrees through a variety of learning platforms.
Photo cutline: Graduates with Bachelor's degrees perform the ceremonial changing of the tassel during Bethel University's Spring 2017 Commencement services on Saturday.