Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduating students at its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony May 3 at the Wright State Nutter Center.

Spring Commencement included 2,067 applications for degrees, including 1,381 bachelor’s degrees, 612 master’s and 26 doctorates. The class includes graduates ranging in age from 18 to 68 and hailing from 64 Ohio counties and 25 different states. There are 144 international students from 25 nations.

Read about the ceremony.

Colorfully decorated mortarboards could be found throughout the Nutter Center Arena. Graduates were urged to share their good fortune with others. Wright State President David R. Hopkins told graduates that the future belongs to those who have a college education. A social work graduate showed pride. Service dogs also enjoyed the ceremony. Graduates were happy to share their day with friends. Opa, graduates! Wright State President David R. Hopkins congratulates a graduate. For many students, obtaining a college degree is a dream come true. A graduate searches for his name in the Commencement program. Fifty-six percent of the class of 2014 are women. Wright State honored more than 2,000 graduates at its Spring Commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center. ETHOS, an a cappella ensemble at Wright State, sang "Love Rescue Me" during the ceremony. Deborah Feldman, president and CEO of Dayton Children’s Hospital, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Selfies were popular with graduates.