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MANSFIELD – North Central State College will hold a drive-through graduation ceremony on Friday, May 7, on the main campus in front of the Fallerius building.

Attendance will be limited to one car for each graduate. Cars will enter the campus using the State Route 39 entrance.

Approximately 250 graduates are planning to attend (more than 330 graduates were invited to participate) the drive-through celebration, cheered along by faculty and staff of North Central State College. Graduates will receive their diploma cover from Dr. Dorey Diab, president of NC State and Matt Smith, chair of the NC State Board of Trustees.

The drive through graduation will follow a schedule for the various NC State divisions: 

4:15 to 4:30 p.m. Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Special note: These are the first bachelor’s degree graduates of NC State.

4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Accounting, Business, College-NOW Business Administration

5:15 to 6 p.m. Engineering, College-NOW Engineering, IT, VCMT

6 to 7 p.m. Health Technology, Bioscience, SciMed, Respiratory Care, Nursing

7 to 7:30 p.m. Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology

7:30 to 8 p.m. Liberal Arts Division

The commencement event will be streamed live on the North Central State College Facebook page.

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