Commencement Speaker Announced

Ray Hilbert, CEO of Truth@Work, will be the keynote speaker at Huntington University’s 117th Commencement on Saturday, May 16.

Huntington will honor graduates in the fieldhouse of the Merillat Complex at 2:30 p.m. The graduate hooding ceremony will take place at College Park Church of the United Brethren in Christ, 1945 College Ave., in Huntington at 10:15 a.m. The university will award master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees to 285 graduates.

Ray Hilbert is the CEO and co-founder of Truth@Work, a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, which he co-founded in 1998. Through its monthly roundtable groups, Truth@Work equips Christian business owners and leaders in building their organizations on proven Biblical principles, while integrating their faith into their daily operations.

Truth@Work is one of America’s fastest growing marketplace ministries, with nearly 700 participating members in 25 chapters across the country.

“We are so pleased to have Ray Hilbert as our commencement speaker for spring 2015,” said Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University. “Mr. Hilbert represents the quality efforts to impact initiatives in Christian leadership development through his role as CEO of Truth@Work. Our graduates will greatly benefit from his perspective on leading, Christianly, in our contemporary world climate.”

Commencement day also will include a breakfast for graduates and their parents, a luncheon for Professional Programs (adult) students and the president’s luncheon.