BGSU to hold summer commencement August 6

Bowling Green State University will celebrate its 286th graduation Saturday, August 6 in the Stroh Center.

The August graduating class includes 965 candidates. Among the undergraduates, 51 will be presented associate degrees and 545 will be presented bachelor degrees. Of those, 78 have received honors for their high grade point averages. The 336 graduate students include 302 candidates for master’s degrees and 34 for doctoral degrees.

BGSU students come from all around the world. This graduating class includes 77 international students representing 26 countries. There is also a wide range in overall age, with degree candidates ranging from 18 to 64.

Addressing the graduates will be James E. Dunlap, senior executive vice president of Huntington Bancshares Inc., a $73 billion asset regional bank holding company based in Columbus. Dunlap, who attended BGSU, also serves as director of regional banking and The Huntington Private Client Group. He oversees Huntington’s 10 regional presidents and has been with Huntington, formerly known as Huntington National Bank, for 36 years.

The summer commencement ceremony begins at 9 a.m.