MILLIGAN, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 2022) — More than 100 graduates received degrees tonight during Milligan University’s fall commencement ceremony held in Seeger Chapel.
This year’s speakers were Jemimah Ndune, of Johnson City, Tennessee, receiving a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration, and Landon Pardue, of Johnson City, earning a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.
The December 2022 graduates included: five Bachelor of Arts, 31 Bachelor of Science, three Master of Business Administration, 16 Master of Education, 13 Master of Science in Counseling, 33 Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, two Master of Science in Information Systems and one Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
In addition, Milligan presented its Fide et Amore award to Richard Major, retired professor of theatre. The Fide et Amore award, Milligan’s highest acknowledgement of service, honors Major’s loving and faithful dedication to the university and students. For 37 years, Major taught theatre courses and directed productions at Milligan. From musicals to Shakespeare, thousands have been inspired by his creative talents in both on-campus performances and through his travels to regional schools as founder of Milligan’s Theatre for Young Audiences.