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The University of Charleston will celebrate its December 2012 Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. Dec. 9 in Geary Auditorium at Riggleman Hall.

The ceremony will be broadcast live at www.ustream.tv/channel/decembercommencement2012 for anyone who is unable to attend.

The ceremony will feature 66 students, including 40 undergraduates and 26 graduates receiving master's degrees in business administration.

Dr. Eric Persily, a graduate of Miami University, will serve as the commencement speaker. He came to Charleston in 1993 to join General Anesthesia Services, Inc. which provides anesthesia services to Charleston Area Medical Center and Charleston Surgical Hospital. Persily also served in various other leadership roles, including president of the West Virginia State Society of Anesthesiologists from 1999-2000, member of the UC Board of Trustees since 2010, president of B'nai Jacob Synagogue from 2008-10 and as a board member for General Anesthesia Services for the last six years.