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More than 3,300 grads participate in Winter Commencement


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This year’s holidays carried even more special meaning for 3,346 Sacramento State students who took part in the University’s Winter Commencement on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21, at Sleep Train Arena.

The figure includes summer graduates and those from special programs.

CSU Trustee J. Lawrence Norton was a special guest during Friday’s proceedings. Norton, a retired mediator specializing in education and public policy, and principal of Norton and Associates, attended the noon ceremony of the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Here's a breakdown of number of graduates by college:

College of Arts and Letters: 546 graduates.

College of Business Administration: 502 graduates.

College of Education: 279 graduates.

College of Engineering and Computer Science: 302 graduates.

College of Health and Human Services: 789 graduates.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 202 graduates.

College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies: 709 graduates.

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