Adjutant General of South Carolina to Deliver 2016 Commencement Address

North Charleston, SCECPI University is pleased to announce Major General Robert E. Livingston, Jr., Adjutant General (TAG) of South Carolina, as its 2016 commencement speaker. The ceremony is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Friday, June 3 at West Ashley High School, located 4060 W. Wildcat Boulevard in Charleston. 

General Livingston’s military career began in 1978 when he enlisted in the South Carolina Army National Guard. After completing officer candidate school two years later, he quickly advanced through the ranks. Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, he has commanded a task force in support of homeland security as part of Operation Noble Eagle, been responsible for training and mentoring Afghan Security Forces, and has facilitated the exchange between United States Central Command and senior military representatives from more than 60 other countries.


Of the 132 graduates in this year’s graduating class, more than 70 are expected to participate in commencement exercises, receiving degrees in computer and information science, electronics engineering technology, nursing, health science, and business.  

For more information, please contact Campus President James Weaver at 843.414.0350 or Media inquiries may be directed to ECPI University Director of Marketing at 757.490.9090 or

About ECPI University 

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. A private university founded in 1966, ECPI University has campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, and offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services, continuing education, certification classes, and testing are also available.                       

On campus or online, fields of study include: HEALTH SCIENCES: Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing (RN to BSN), BS to BSN, Nursing (RN), Practical Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting,  Radiography, Sonography, Surgical Technology; TECHNOLOGY: Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Cyber and Network Security, Information Systems,  Software Development, Cloud Computing, Web Development,  Database Programming, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; CULINARY: Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management, Baking and Pastry Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit 


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Release Date:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016