Brian Wilson ConcertUMMC Match Day 2016 for Health
Published in Media Alerts on May 22, 2014 (PDF)

In largest commencement ever, UMMC to confer 846 degrees to health-care and science professionals

Media Contact: Jack Mazurak at 601-984-1970 or

WHAT: The 58th Annual UMMC Commencement 

Friday May 23 at 9:30 a.m. for interviews with graduates, ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Mississippi Coliseum, State Fairgrounds, Jackson

WHY: At the Medical Center’s 58th Commencement, degrees will be conferred for 846 new health-care and science professionals. The class is UMMC’s largest ever. Graduates from the schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, Nursing and Health Related Professions will begin or continue their careers with the aim of improving health and the quality of life for people across Mississippi and the nation.