Commencement Information

Commencement Location

 

Commencement services for Spring 2014 are as follows:

When:  May 10, 2014 at 3:00PM

Where: Graves County High School
1107 W Housman St
Mayfield, KY 42066


 


 

Directions

 

To Graves County High School:

1107 Housman Street
Mayfield, KY 42066

 

From Purchase Parkway South

• Take the KY-121 exit – EXIT 24 – toward Mayfield/Wickliffe (.2 miles)

• Turn right onto KY-121 (.3 miles)

 

From Purchase Parkway North

• Take the KY-121 exit – EXIT 24 – toward Mayfield/Wickliffe (.2 miles)

• Turn left onto KY-121 (.3 miles)

 

From I-24 West:

• Take Exit 25A toward Fulton (27.0 miles)

• Take the KY-121 Exit 24 toward Mayfield/Wickliffe

• Turn right onto KY 121

 

From I-24 East:

• Take US 62 – Exit 7 toward Mayfield/Paducah

• Go through the first stop light

• Turn right at the 2nd stop light

• You will be on US-45 S. /Lone Oak road (20.4 miles)

• Merge onto Purchase Parkway South (0.6 miles)

• Take the KY-121 Exit 24 toward Mayfield/Wickliffe

• Turn right onto KY 121

 

 

To Mid-Continent University:

99 Powell Rd East
Mayfield, KY 42066

 

From I-24 West

  • Merge onto Julian M Carroll Purchase Parkway S via Exit 25A (27 miles)
  • Take US 45 exit, Exit 25, toward Mayfield/Paducah (.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto US 45 N (3.5 miles)
  • Turn right onto Powell Road East (.8 miles)

From I-24 East:

  • Take US 62 – Exit 7 toward Mayfield/Paducah
  • Go through the first stop light
  • Turn right at the 2nd stop light
  • You will be on US-45 S. /Lone Oak road (17 miles)
  • Turn left onto Powell Road East (.10 miles)

 

 

Honors

 

Academic Semester Honors 
Students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 while taking 12 or more semester credit hours are honored by being placed on the President's List for that semester. Students who have an incomplete grade (I) or (X) are not eligible for the President's List.

Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 3.99 while taking at least 12 credit hours a semester, are honored by being placed on the Dean's List for that semester. Students who have an incomplete grade (I) or (X) are not eligible for the Dean's List.

Graduation Honors
Baccalaureate degree candidates are considered for graduation honors (summa cum laude, magna cum laude, and cum laude) if they have earned a minimum of 36 hours for a Baccalaureate Degree and a minimum of 24 hours for an Associate Degree at Mid-Continent University. A minimum of 42 hours must be in upper-level courses for the Baccalaureate Degree. The student must have earned the required cumulative grade point average (CGPA) on all coursework both Mid-Continent and transfers overall.

Students earning a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.90 or above are graduated summa cum laude, those earning a CGPA of 3.75 3.89 are graduated magna cum laude, and those earning a CGPA of 3.50 - 3.74 are graduated cum laude. Honor students will be recognized at commencement.


 

Photography Information

 

Individual, Diploma, Group, and Family photos will be taken at graduation.

You will be able to view all photos online after graduation and purchase from the photographer’s website.

William Carter’s Photography
251 Rebecca Lane
Paducah, KY 42001
http://wcarter.zenfolio.com

270.443.0198

For more information, contact our Registrars, (Traditional) Tracey Thornton 270.247.8521 ext. 228 or (Advantage) Keenan Ford 270.247.8521 ext. 617


 

Local Graduation Accommodation Options

 

Paducah Hotels

Auburn Place Hotel & Suites* - 3994 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, KY 42001 (270)442-8874

*Request the Mid-Continent Rate of $69 (plus tax) per room /per night

Courtyard Marriott- 3835 Technology Drive, Paducah, KY 42001 (270)442-3600

Candlewood Suites- 3940 Coleman Crossing Circle, Paducah, KY 42001 (877)660-8545

Hampton Inn- 3901 Coleman Crossing Circle, Paducah, KY 42001 (270)442-0200

Mayfield Hotels

Southern Comfort Suites- 2376 State Route 45 N, Mayfield, KY 42066 (270)247-0030