April 26, 2021 (Jackson, Miss.) - Belhaven University will livestream its graduation ceremonies for families and friends who are unable to attend on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Belhaven's 2021 Spring Commencement will stream at 9 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m. on the University's Facebook and Youtube pages.
You can now watch all live stream graduation ceremonies.
The day of convocation, happening at the Mississippi Coliseum, will celebrate the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021, and will include three different ceremonies for traditional, adult, online, and graduate students.
Belhaven University President Dr. Roger Parrott will be the commencement speaker this year. Dr. Parrott is one of America's most experienced presidents - serving over 33 years. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Parrott is a third-generation College president and was one of America's youngest college presidents first elected at age 34.
He has served on various boards and was Chair of the 2004 Forum for World Evangelization hosted by the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. Dr. Parrott is the author of The Longview: Lasting Strategies for Rising Leaders. His newest book will be released in January 2022, Opportunity Leadership: How To Stop Planning And Start Getting Results. His wife, MaryLou, earned her Ph.D. in English and teaches at Belhaven, specializing in Shakespeare and classical literature. They have two adult children who graduated from Belhaven.