Kennedy Fine Arts Building

191st Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Ceremony

Saturday, December 9, 2017
Arena Doors Open: 7:00 a.m.
Processional: 9:00 a.m.
Tiger Arena

Master's Degree Hooding and Ceremony

Friday, December 8, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Student Union

Undergraduate Ceremony Speaker

Albert Curry headshot

Albert Curry, Jr. '80

A native of Edgefield, South Carolina, Curry is currently the deputy assistant commandant for engineering and logistics with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). Curry earned a bachelor of science degree in electronic engineering technology from SSU and a master’s degree in systems engineering (electronic warfare) from the Naval Postgraduate School. In August 1980, Curry was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy (USN) through SSU’s NROTC program.

Master's Degree Ceremony Speaker

Vanessa Miller-KaiglerVanessa Miller-Kaigler

Miller-Kaigler earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from SSU. She is the deputy superintendent of the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.




Graduates, please review the following:

Commencement is a significant moment for graduates. It marks a pinnacle of achievement, and Savannah State University celebrates the occasion with formal pomp and circumstance. Please take a moment to browse the different areas of this website and familiarize yourself with important information you and your guests will need.

If there are any concerns about your degree requirements, please contact your academic advisor or your department chair. Questions related to diplomas or the application for graduation can be directed to the Office of the Registrar.