SAINT AUGUSTINE — Flagler College spring commencement ceremony is Saturday, April 29, for graduating seniors. Approximately 358 students will receive diplomas at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.
The commencement speaker will be Flagler alumnus Doug Dvorak,’84, the CEO of DMG International, a worldwide organization that assists clients with sales excellence enhancement workshops, productivity training and motivational excellence management workshops. He has earned an international reputation for his powerful educational methods and motivational techniques, as well as his experience in all levels of business, corporate education and success training. His background in sales, leadership, and management has allowed him to become one of world’s most sought-after consultants, lecturers and teachers. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and is an Advisory Board Member of Best Buddies International, Inc., an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. In August 2014, Dvorak was inducted into the Motivational Speakers Hall of Fame.
The commencement speaker holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Flagler College and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management from American Century University. He is also a graduate of the Player’s Workshop of the Second City, one of the oldest and most prestigious improvisational comedy schools in the world.
Commencement begins at 9 a.m. and is not open to the public.
The Flagler College Public Administration (PAD) program will graduate 14 seniors in a second ceremony later that day at 4 p.m. in the Flagler College Lewis Auditorium.
The PAD program at Flagler College is designed specifically to meet the educational and career objectives of public sector professionals and includes courses such as management, program evaluation, public budgeting, human resources, administrative ethics, public policy and grant writing.