The 127th Commencement Convocation was a historic one for Kentucky State University as it celebrates 130 years as an institution. The May 14 ceremony recognized nearly 250 students who had completed the requirements for graduation in their respective areas of study.

Class of 2016 by the numbersUniversity President Raymond M. Burse presided over the ceremony, and Major General Peggy C. Combs, U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox, Kentucky, delivered the keynote address.

The ceremony included the commissioning of U.S. Army Officer, Second Lieutenant Nocomis Miner, II.

For photos of the commencement, please visit our Facebook page.

We’re making headlines! Some of our graduating seniors are featured in the  State Journal.

commencement 2016 grads seated