May 10, 2013 at 7:23 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Spring commencement ceremonies are being held at the College of St Benedict and St. John's University this weekend.
The 98th graduating class at St. Ben's on Saturday includes 514 women--the largest ever. Eight of the graduates are math, computer science and physics scholars--the first in the school's history. Denise DeVaan will deliver the keynote address. She's a senior consultant with ICF International.
St. John's University holds spring commencement on Sunday. Diplomas are being presented to 409 undergraduates. The president of University of St. Thomas --the Reverend Dennis Dease--will give the keynote address. Dease is retiring next month.