For the first time in history, Ashford University held two spring commencement ceremonies on campus Saturday. Nearly 600 students from across the nation participated in the graduation ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Durgin Education Center. The morning ceremony included Ashford's traditional campus students and online students from the College of Arts and Science College of Education. Afternoon diplomas were awarded to ASPIRE campus-based students and online students from the College of Business and Professional Studies. The photo shows graduates during the morning processional.