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Security measures in effect for Lander commencement April 30

April 18, 2016

Approximately 285 students will receive their degrees when Lander University conducts its spring commencement on Saturday, April 30. The ceremony will be held in the Finis Horne Arena beginning at 11 a.m.

Justice John C. Few of the South Carolina Supreme Court will be the main speaker.

The Lander Police Department will have strict security measures in effect, and guests are encouraged to arrive early because doors to the arena will be closed 15 minutes before commencement begins.

Attendees are asked not to bring any bags into the arena, including handbags, camera bags and book bags. Metal detectors will be in use and all items brought into the arena will be subject to search.

The security measures are for the safety and protection of guests, staff and students.