Douglas residents graduate UNR |

Douglas residents graduate UNR

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Tara Addeo

Nearly 50 Douglas County residents are receiving degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno, this week

The last day of graduation ceremonies at the university is 8 a.m. today for graduates of the colleges of engineering and science.

The university will confer 3,201 degrees, the largest amount of degrees conferred in one semester. The commencement exercises took place over four ceremonies in three days.

Each ceremony focuses on particular colleges, and both undergraduate and graduate degrees for each of those colleges will be granted.

The University released the names of 46 graduates who live in Douglas County. That number doesn’t include Douglas graduates who’ve moved to Reno during their tenure at the university.

On Monday, Western Nevada College will celebrate a record 617 graduates during its commencement ceremony at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion in Carson City.

The 2019 graduating class will receive 651 degrees and certificates of achievement.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford will address WNC’s graduating class during its commencement ceremony.

Marv Teixeira Pavilion is located in Mills Park at 111 East William Street on U.S. Highway 50. Doors open at 9 a.m. for seating, with the ceremony starting at 10 a.m.

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