Individual college convocations will be held across campus Friday.
The speaker will be Army veteran Wes Moore, author and host of a PBS television series that chronicles veterans' struggles as they return home.
Two UVU graduates and Winter Olympic medalists, Noelle Pikus-Pace and Chris Fogt, will be awarded honorary degrees along with UVU donor Barbara Barrington Jones, an author and motivational speaker.
The student speaker is student body president Bradley Jonothon Andrews, who earned a bachelor's in marketing with a minor in business management. About two dozen faculty members will receive four excellence awards.
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Source: UVU public relations