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M State celebrates December commencement

Minnesota State Community and Technical College will celebrate the graduation of 356 students in a combined commencement on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Moorhead.

Graduates from the college's campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena and the online eCampus program will participate in the 2 p.m. ceremony at the Knutson Campus Center at Concordia College.

It's the first time M State has marked fall semester graduation in a combined ceremony. Friends and family are invited to attend, and no tickets are required.

Also in December, M State nursing students will celebrate completion of their programs with the traditional pinning ceremonies for nurses. Ceremonies are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, for Associate degree nursing students on the Detroit Lakes campus and 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, for Practical Nursing students on the Moorhead campus.