Flagler graduation ceremonies next week

275-2007-GRADUATIONFlagler College will hold its spring commencement ceremony Saturday, April 30, for graduating seniors.

Approximately 346 students will receive diplomas at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, and, later in the afternoon 24 seniors in the Flagler College Public Administration program will receive their diplomas at the Lewis Auditorium.

The commencement speaker for the morning graduation ceremonies will be Amy L. Domini, CEO and founder of Domini Social Investments and trustee with Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge, a financial management company. As founder of the latter organization’s “Sustainability Group,” Domini works with individuals to integrate social or ethical criteria into their investments.

In 2005, Time magazine named Domini to the Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people. The same year President Bill Clinton honored her at the inaugural meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative for helping protect children and the environment through the Domini Global Giving Fund.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Boston University and an honorary doctorate of Business Administration from Northeastern University College of Law.

Commencement begins at 9 a.m. and is not open to the public. It will be streamed live here: www.flagler.edu/commencement

Graduates receiving their Bachelor of Science in Public Administration will walk at 4:00 p.m. in the Flagler College Lewis Auditorium located on Granada Street, part of the college’s downtown campus.

The Public Administration program is designed specifically to meet the educational and career objectives of public sector professionals and includes courses such as management, program evaluation, public budgeting, human resources, administrative ethics, public policy and grant writing.

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