IAIA 2015 Commencement
2015 marks the first year that IAIA will graduate students with an MFA degree in Creative Writing. 16 students have earned the degree this year, and will be recognized at the ceremony. Jon Davis, Director of IAIA’s MFA Program, commented, “This is a historic moment for IAIA and for these students who have worked so hard to get to this point”.
IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee Nation), remarked that “this is a significant milestone in the natural evolution and expansion of IAIA’s mission from a high school, to offering associate and bachelor’s degrees, and now graduate programs. I am so proud of the commitment and passion of our faculty, staff and students”.
Commencement Schedule of Events
Saturday May 9, 2015:
Graduate & Alumni Lunch
Friday, May 15, 2015:
Saturday, May 16, 2015:
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Commencement Photo and Line-up
For a map of our campus, and driving directions, please click here: www.iaia.edu/about/campusmap
Offering undergraduate degrees in Studio Arts, Creative Writing, Cinematic Arts and Technology, Indigenous Liberal Studies, and Museum Studies — and a graduate degree in Creative Writing — IAIA is the only college in the nation dedicated to the study of contemporary Native arts. The school serves 531 Native and non-Native American college students from across the globe. IAIA is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges — and is the only college in New Mexico accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.