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Nearly 900 graduates set for MUSC commencement

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Officials say roughly 870 graduates from the Medical University of South Carolina's six colleges are set to walk across the stage and receive their degrees next month.

MUSC's commencement exercises will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 16 at McAlister Field House at The Citadel.

In addition to the approximately 870 graduates, three others will receive honorary degrees:

  • John R. Seffrin, Ph.D, CEO of the American Cancer Society - honorary degree of Doctor of Science
  • Rep. G. Murrell Smith Jr., member of the SC House of Representatives since 2001 - Doctor of Humane Letters
  • Benjamin W. Navarro, CEO of Sherman Financial Group and member of the MUSC Foundation Board of Directors - Doctor of Humane Letters

Seffrin will give the keynote address during the May 16 ceremony.

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