Ann Romney to address 1,764 SUU graduates

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: May 1, 2014 07:56PM
Updated: May 1, 2014 08:43PM
Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune Mitt Romney, his wife Ann, and their 16 year old granddaughter Allie Romney attend the Sundance Salt Lake City Gala featuring the documentary "Mitt" at the Rose Wagner Theater in Salt Lake City, Friday, January 17, 2014.

9 a.m. Friday • Ann Romney, wife of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, will speak at Southern Utah University’s graduation ceremonies today. The Cedar City institution will graduate 1,764 students at Centrum Arena, 351 W Center St.

Individual colleges’ convocations will be held later in the day.

The student speaker will be creative writing major Valerie Owens. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Ann Romney as well as Zions Bank president & CEO Scott Anderson and David Lee, the first poet laureate of Utah.

Eleven faculty members and one student, valedictorian Kori Corbridge, also will receive awards.

Most popular majors:

1. Psychology

2. Physical Education and Human Performance

3. Biology

4. Communication

5. Nursing

6. Elementary Education

7. Accounting

8. Human Nutrition

9. English

10. Criminal Justice

Source: SUU public relations