USU commencement speaker: business leader, community leader, philanthropist

Highly successful business leader, community leader and philanthropist John Wilkerson will address Utah State University undergraduate students during USU’s 124th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 7 in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. The hooding ceremony for graduate students is Friday, May 6, also in the Spectrum. Wilkerson will join a group of four other prominent individuals who will receive honorary doctorates during the Saturday events. Others receiving honorary doctorates are C. Hardy Redd, ranching and environmental activist and supporter of religious studies, Syng-il Hyun, longtime supporter of learning and democracy in South Korea, Karen Haight Huntsman, philanthropist and community volunteer and Mike Dietrich, retired legislator and lifelong devotee of higher education.

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