Vol State Celebrated Fall Commencement

Interim President Dr. Russ Deaton
Graduates getting ready to join the ceremony
Graduates celebrating after the ceremony.
Graduates following the ceremony.
Decorated caps durign today's ceremony.
Dr. Russ Deaton and Dr. Emily Short at today's event.
Dr. Russ Deaton at today's ceremony.

Vol State hosted a commencement to award graduates’ degrees today, December 9 at 10 a.m. at the Pickel Field House on the Gallatin, TN campus.  In total, 435 graduates crossed the stage, marking the end of this part of their journey.  The College also commemorated seven veteran students with a special coin given by Dr. Robert Denn from the Tennessee Board of Regents.  Students participating had eleven different countries of birth and ranged in age from 18 to 68 years old.

Interim President Dr. Russ Deaton joyfully presided over the ceremony held in the gymnasium.  The Distinguished Alumnus speaker was Mr.Evan Jones. 


About Vol State:

 Volunteer State Community College is a public, two-year community college located just north of Nashville, Tennessee.  Since 1971, the college has grown to four campus locations in Gallatin, Livingston, Cookeville and Springfield with over 100 programs offered.