McPherson College will celebrate its 130thCommencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 20 at 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium. Dr. Rick Tyler, professor of speech and theatre at McPherson College will give the commencement address.
Dr. Tyler, who retires at the end of this academic year, has been a faculty member in the theatre program for 41 years and is perhaps best known for his lavish set and costume designs for McPherson College theatre productions.
A reception honoring the graduates will be held following the ceremony at the Heaston Gazebo.
The McPherson College Dixieland Jazz Combo will also be performing Sunday at the McPherson Opera House at 7 p.m. Admission is $6 per person. The Dixieland Jazz Combo is a student-led band ensemble that performs turn-of-century style jazz.