USF Grads on the Rise


They start today and won't end until Monday. The University of South Florida will host eight commencement ceremonies on it's four campuses this weekend.

Back in 1963, at USF's first commencement, only 325 degrees were given out. But this time, that number will top 4,900.

USF commencement coordinator Debbie Lum says it's a new record for the school and continues its growing trend.

But when asked about being a part of history, several students expressed little interest for anything except the fact that they were finally graduating.

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