OXFORD, MISS. – The University of Mississippi celebrated more than 5,000 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2021 during the university's 168th Commencement exercises held April 29 to May 2.
The following local students are candidates for graduation:
Gabriela Alexandra Alvarez, of Lake Elsinore, graduated with her Bachelor of Multi-Disciplinary Studies. Alvarez is a Multi-Disciplinary Studies major in General Studies.
Nicole Elayne Rice, of Temecula, graduated with her Bachelor of Science. Rice is a Biological Science major in the College of Liberal Arts.
"This class of graduates is marked by incredible achievements, character and resilience, and it is a great privilege to celebrate them during Commencement," UM Chancellor Glenn Boyce said. "They have accomplished so mu