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Macomb Community College celebrates 89th commencement on May 10

– Monday, May 6, 2013 1:00AM

Macomb Community College is celebrating the accomplishments of those graduates completing degree requirements at the end of the winter 2013 semester, to which it is awarding approximately 1,500 associate degrees at its 89th commencement on Friday, May 10, 7 p.m., at the Macomb Sports & Expo Center on its South Campus in Warren.

The Most Distinguished Graduate and commencement speaker is Carissa Greenhow, 21, of Detroit.  Greenhow is graduating with an associate of applied science degree in physical therapist assistant and plans to transfer to Oakland University in the fall to continue her education.  Her goal is to earn a doctorate in physical therapy.  She currently teaches dance at the Community House of Birmingham and hopes to someday treat dancers as part of her practice as a physical therapist.

About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College (  is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually.  Macomb nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded and as the largest grantor of associate degrees in Michigan.  The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities.

Media Contact: Tish Wirth, 586.445.7560,