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Speakers Set for MSU Winter Commencement Ceremonies

Speakers Set for MSU Winter Commencement Ceremonies

By Stefanie Pohl. CREATED Nov 30, 2012

Michigan State University has confirmed speakers for this year's winter commencement ceremonies, set for December 14-15 at the Breslin Center.

Although he's a Michigan Wolverine, Governor Rick Snyder has been tapped to speak at Saturday's commencement ceremony at 10:00 a.m.

The governor will also receive an honorary doctorate of laws degree.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture secretary Thomas Vilsack will also speak on December 14 at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony, also receiving an honorary doctorate of laws.

Finally, Johnette Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will take part in the December 15 ceremony at 2:00 p.m.