December commencement ceremony speakers announced


At the Commencement Ceremonies held on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 more than 2,300 students will received their degrees from Central Michigan University.

More than 3,100 Central Michigan University students will graduate Dec. 17.

A different speaker will address each of the three ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students at 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Kulhavi Events Center in McGuirk Arena.

Nick Krzyzaniak, manager of seven Danone business units in North America, will speak at the 9 a.m. ceremony. Krzyzaniak is an alumnus from '86, and has also led his company as chief executive officer of Danone Canada.

Christine Holton Cashen, a certified speaking professional, will address the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. The CMU alumnae from '89 has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia as a motivational speaker for more than 15 years.

Tonya Matthews, president and chief executive officer of the Michigan Science Center, will speak to the graduates at the 6 p.m. ceremony.


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