LAFAYETTE — University of Louisiana at Lafayette will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday.

A general assembly of all graduates begins at 11 a.m. at the Cajundome with a keynote address by Kohl Crecelius, CEO of Krochet Kids international.

Crecelius and three of his friends started the nonprofit organization in 2007 by teaching women in northern Uganda to crochet and fashion goods to help support their families and provide a solution to global poverty.

The full schedule of ceremonies:


  • College of Education: 8 a.m.
  • B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration: 1:30 p.m.
  • College of Liberal Arts: 4 p.m.

Cajundome Convention Center - Festival Ballroom (2nd Floor)

  • Ray P. Authement College of Sciences: 8 a.m.

Cajundome Convention Center - Exhibit Hall B (1st Floor)

  • College of Nursing: 8 a.m.
  • College of General Studies: 1:30 p.m.
  • College of Engineering: 4 p.m.

Angelle Hall (Main campus)

  • College of the Arts: 8 a.m.