Manning Student Graduates from Mars Hill University in December 2021 Commencement Ceremony


Mars Hill University conferred degrees on 57 graduates during its December commencement ceremony in Moore Auditorium on Friday, December 17, 2021. Of the graduates, four received master's degrees, with the other 53 earning bachelor's degrees in arts, music, science, or social work. The graduates completed their degree requirements in August or December of 2021.

Corbett Davis Kolb of Manning was among the graduates, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Student speakers were Angie Borbon, a theatre arts major from Greenville, South Carolina, and Brett Smythe, a graduate student in criminal justice from Boca Raton, Florida. Jordan Martindale, a recreation and sport management major from Albuquerque, New Mexico, delivered the invocation. Tyler Brownwood, a music performance major from Morganton, North Carolina, performed a musical selection.

This was the university's first indoor commencement since December 2019.

About Mars Hill University:

Mars Hill University is a premier private, liberal arts institution offering over 30 baccalaureate degrees, as well as master's degrees in criminal justice, elementary education, teaching, and management. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, the campus is located just 20 minutes north of Asheville in the mountains of western North Carolina.


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