|Drs. Renfroe and Michael | Dr. Shafer and His Daughters | Dr. Bryan and His Wife Sally|
|Brown (2nd in the line to the left)|
and Lathan (behind Brown)
On May 6th, at the first ever College of Graduate Studies' solo commencement, Dr. Clint Bryan (hooded by Dr. Mohammed Albakry), Dr. Phil Shafer (hooded by Dr. Martha Hixon), and Dr. Shellie Michael (hooded by Dr. Mischa Renfroe) were awarded Doctor of Philosophy degrees in English.
Will Brown (who wrote his thesis under the guidance of Dr. Gaylord Brewer) and Mary Marley Latham (working with Dr. Marion Hollings) both received M.A. degrees.
|Drs. Albakry and Hixon|
|Dr. Hixon Hoods Dr. Shafer|