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Helms will speak at December Commencement

UNCG’s December 2012 commencement ceremony takes place Thursday, Dec. 13, bringing the total number of UNCG degrees awarded in August and December to about 1,760.

The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. Dr. Heather Helms, associate professor of Human Development and Family Studies and the 2011–12 Senior Faculty Teaching Excellence Professor, will deliver the commencement address.

Helms’ research focuses on the marital, family and work experiences of parents raising children. Currently, she is studying the link between economic and cultural stressors and spouses’ health and marital quality among immigrant Mexican couples living in North Carolina.

Dr. Daniel Winkler (Bryan School) will serve as faculty marshal and mace bearer.

UNCG will have awarded approximately 1,760 degrees to students who completed degrees in August and December. This number includes: 1,273 baccalaureate degrees, 395 master’s degrees, 13 Specialist in Education degrees, and 79 doctoral degrees. Of these degrees, about 32 have been or will be awarded to international students.

Full story at UNCG News.

By Michelle Hines