ORANGE, CA (Oct. 10, 2012) -- Argosy University is pleased to announce the fall commencement exercises for its Southern California campuses. The ceremony will take place on Friday, October 12, at 12:30 p.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center. More than 500 graduates from Argosy University’s Orange County, San Diego, Inland Empire and Los Angeles campuses will be honored.
The university will confer bachelor, masters and doctoral level degrees from its College of Business, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences and College of Undergraduate Studies.
Dr. Cathy Ferguson, educator, Olympic Gold Medalist, and CEO of the Girl Scouts of Central California, will serve as the keynote speaker. Dr. Ferguson has more than 20 years experience in the field of higher education and has served in numerous leadership roles with non-profit organizations such as Girls Incorporated of Delaware, Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Disney GOALS, and Anaheim Memorial Hospital.
Along with her educational background, Dr. Ferguson is a past Olympic Gold medalist and has coached swimming at all levels including the Olympic level. She held five World Records during her swimming tenure and was nominated for the Sullivan Award. She has been elected into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, California State University, Long Beach Hall of Fame, Glendale College Hall of Fame, Helms Hall of Fame and Burbank High School Hall of Fame.
Dr. Ferguson is the past President of the Southern California Olympians and past Vice President of the United States Olympians. She served on the Preliminary Disciplinary Review Board appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court during her tenure in Delaware.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.