Texas A&M University-Texarkana will celebrate its fall 2017 commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 15, at 6:30PM.

The ceremony will occur at the Perot Theatre in historic downtown Texarkana, Texas.

Approximately 203 students from December 2017 will receive master’s and baccalaureate degrees, with approximately 185 students from both August and December 2017 expected to participate in the ceremony. A total of 40 students from August 2017 have already been awarded master’s and baccalaureate degrees.

Dr. James Hallmark, vice chancellor for academic affairs for The Texas A&M University System, will bring greetings from the A&M System.

Dr. Emily Cutrer, president of A&M-Texarkana, and Dr. David Yells, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will present the candidates and confer the master’s and baccalaureate degrees.

Dr. Yells also will present academic hoods to recipients of master’s degrees.

Music will be provided by Vickie Al-Dubais and Stacy Mayo, Miss Texas 2001.

The spring 2018 Commencement will be May 12 of 2018.