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Entergy CEO to address Nicholls State’s fall graduates

Entergy CEO to address Nicholls State’s fall graduates

THIBODAUX — Entergy New Orleans CEO Charles L. Rice Jr. will deliver the keynote address for Nicholls State University’s fall commencement. Nicholls will award more than 650 degrees during three ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12 in Stopher Gymnasium.

Rice, who has overseen Entergy’s operations since 2010, is currently coordinating the largest natural gas rebuild effort in the utility industry’s history following pipe damages sustained during Hurricane Katrina.

Following record-breaking numbers of graduates over the past four years, Nicholls will hold three commencement ceremonies to accommodate graduates and their guests.

Ceremonies each require a ticket for admission, and will begin at 9 a.m. for College of Arts and Sciences, at noon for College of Business Administration and College of Nursing and Allied Health, and at 3 p.m. for College of Education.

Nicholls will live-stream all three ceremonies at nicholls.edu. The full video of each ceremony will be posted on the Nicholls website the week following commencement.