Graduates Pause To Give Thanks During Commencement

Monday, May 7, 2012

University of Central Arkansas graduates had to complete one last assignment before receiving their degrees during commencement Saturday in the Farris Center.

UCA President Tom Courtway asked the graduates to take a moment to write a thank you note to those who helped them get to this point in their lives. The university provided note cards, pens, envelopes and postage to mail the notes.

“Never forget the power of saying thank you to someone who has helped you,” Courtway said.

Angela Davis, of Little Rock, received a master of science degree on Saturday. She wrote a note to her parents who are deceased.

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