May 15, 2017

Century College celebrated the accomplishments of the more than 425 graduates who walked in the 2017 Commencement ceremony held on Friday, May 12, at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood, MN.  Century College President Patrick Opatz kicked off the ceremony, followed by 2016-17 Student Senate President Tavion Tran.  Heidi Gunderson, President/CEO of Woody’s Rebar, Inc, and 2017 Outstanding Alumni, also addressed the crowd, as did former Century President and (current) Vice Chancellor, Minnesota State Ron Anderson.

Of the 425 students who attended the ceremony, 151 graduated with honors (71 with Distinction and 80 with High Distinction).  Eighty-one were members of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society.

Local cable channel SCCTV recorded the ceremony.