Pulaski Technical College’s commencement exercises will begin at 10 a.m. this Saturday, May 13, at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

Arkansas state Sen. Joyce Elliott will deliver the keynote address.

This year, 1,625 graduates are receiving degrees or certificates, and 714 students plan to participate in commencement exercises. As customary, members of the Pulaski Technical College Board of Visitors will assist in the awarding of diplomas.