Pulaski Technical College's commencement exercises will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock.
Paul Harvel, president and chief executive officer of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas, will be the keynote speaker.
Harvel previously served as president and chief executive officer of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce for more than 20 years. In addition to his position with the Little Rock Regional Chamber, he served as executive director of Fifty for the Future. In 2005, he received the American Chamber of Commerce Executives prestigious Chairman's Award, which designates the top chamber executive in the nation for the year.
More than 700 students have requested to participate in or have shown an interest in participating in commencement activities.