El Paso Community College (EPCC) will hold its fall 2015 commencement exercises at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the Don Haskins Center. A total of 1,427 degrees and certificates will be granted.
Fall 2015 Commencement Keynote will be delivered by Stephen Wolslager, President and Board Member of the Wolslager Foundation. The Wolslager Foundation was established to improve the quality of life for individuals within the areas where J.W. and Josephine S. Wolslager owned and operated their Coca-Cola franchises, which included southern Arizona, Southern New Mexico, and parts of West Texas.
Stephen Wolslager received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos and his MBA from New Mexico State University. He has overseen and directed the distribution of the foundation’s assets totaling over $44 million dollars to 192 nonprofit organizations.
The generosity of Stephen Wolslager through the Wolslager Foundation from 2001-2014 resulted in over 983 scholarship recipients obtaining their associate’s degree, certificates or transferring to a 4-year university.
Of these, over 299 of them were awarded to students attending EPCC. In addition, over 692 scholarship recipients obtained their bachelor’s degree, of which, 342 of them graduated from UTEP through the EPCC Transfer Scholarship Program.
For more information on the EPCC Graduation Ceremonies, contact the Office of the Vice President of Student Services at (915) 831-2229 or visit www.epcc.edu/registration/commencement