President Clinton to visit University of Central Florida

Former president will address UCF graduates

Published On: May 02 2013 09:21:05 AM EDT
President Clinton speaks at UCF
ORLANDO, Fla. -

Former president Bill Clinton will make his second trip to Orlando in seven months when he speaks at the University of Central Florida on Thursday.

President Clinton will speak to graduates of UCF's College of Health and Public Affairs and the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences.

Thursday marks the former president's third trip to UCF and second within a year. President Clinton rallied supporters at UCF in October 2012 during a last minute campaign stop for President Obama during his reelection campaign.

During the commencement ceremony, President Clinton will receive an honorary degree from the university. The degree will recognize his service as president, humanitarian and international ambassador, according to the university.

President Clinton is expected to speak at 2:30 p.m. Doors to the event open at 1 p.m. Tickets were only given to UCF graduates and their families.