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6,018 support graduates at spring commencement ceremony

The Freeman Coliseum filled with 6,018 guests and 450 graduates at the spring commencement ceremony May 18. The Mesquite reported that the previous ceremony location, Community Bible Church, was sufficient for about 400 graduates and would not accommodate graduates’€™ guests. The University decided in March to move to a larger venue.

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Melody Mendoza
Melody Mendoza
Melody Mendoza is the Comunidad Editor for The Mesquite. Previously, she reported on the development of the year-old Main Campus Building and Brooks City-Base Campus, and has followed Texas A&M-San Antonio's growth through its plans for two new buildings. Melody is a communication-journalism major, serves on the Student Media Board and is a freelance reporter and part-time editorial assistant for the San Antonio Express-News. She is a 2008 East Central High School graduate, an award-winning reporter for The Ranger (San Antonio College's student newspaper), and a youth leader at her church.

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