May 2012 Graduation
A standing-room only crowd of more than 5,000 people helped Lipscomb mark several historic milestones during spring 2012 commencement Saturday, May 5, in Allen Arena. The ceremony marked the largest graduating class in Lipscomb’s history as the university awarded 542 degrees to May graduates and 134 degrees to August graduates to 627 participants. More graduate-level students—197—graduated than in any previous spring semester. The Class of 2012 also included the largest-ever class in nursing and in the bachelor’s in business and sustainability programs.