Stevens-Henager College celebrates first St. George graduating class

Image by Brett Barrett, St. George News

ST. GEORGE – Stevens-Henager College, a leading provider of on-campus and online higher education, celebrated the achievements of 17 graduates from its St. George campus on Tuesday.

This graduation was the first for the St. George campus, which opened in August 2011. 17 associate degrees were awarded at the ceremony.

“We are very excited about having our first graduation and it is great to see the growth of the college,” Dean of Education Greg Stanfield said.

Darrell Ostler, associate dean of general education at Stevens-Henager’s Orem campus, served as commencement keynote speaker. Ostler was instrumental in establishing the St. George campus as a team member of the Stevens-Henager College Utah South region. He has been a college educator since 2004 and specializes in communication theory. Ostler has lived and worked in many parts of the world, but said he considers Southern Utah his favorite place to recreate with his family.

Established in 1891, Stevens-Henager College provides career-focused higher education to students at 10 campus locations in Utah and Idaho. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in healthcare, business, graphic arts and computer science, Stevens-Henager is committed to preparing professionals for meaningful careers and an increased sense of satisfaction. Dedicated to advancing higher-education opportunities in its communities, Stevens-Henager is the only college in Utah to offer free GED preparation and other courses through its Good Neighbor Initiative. Stevens-Henager College offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in healthcare, business, information technology and graphic arts. For more information, visit the college website or call 435-628-9902

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Image by Brett Barrett, St. George News
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  • Dr. Andrew White June 6, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    I am one of the instructors at the college and I was very pleased to be part of this inaugural event. Our students worked hard and they most certainly deserved their celebration. I wish our graduates the very best.

  • Joanna June 7, 2013 at 7:40 am

    Congratulations to the graduates!!

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