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UNI prepares for spring Commencement

April 21, 2017
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Joyce Morrow, interim university registrar, registrar’s office, 319-273-2701, joyce.morrow@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host three spring Commencement ceremonies this year on Saturday, May 6, in the McLeod Center.

The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the Colleges of Business Administration and Social and Behavioral Sciences will be at 9 a.m. The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the College of Education, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs will be at 2 p.m. The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences will be at 6 p.m.

The speakers for the ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students in the Colleges of Business Administration and Social and Behavioral Sciences are Chris McConahay, a senior marketing and economics major, and Marjorie Perkins, a psychology graduate student. Deirdre Heistad, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies, will read the names of graduates.

The speakers for the ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the College of Education, and the Division of Continuing Education and Special Programs are Maria Jose Rosado Cupul, a senior health promotion major, and Natalie Milo, a principalship graduate student. Nichole Zumbach Harken, instructor in communication studies, will read the names of graduates.

The speakers for the ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students receiving degrees from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences are Erika Kuhn, a senior theatre performance major, and Jessica Cramer, a speech language pathology graduate student. Christopher Cox, dean and professor of Library and Information Services, will read the names of graduates.

There will be a reception immediately following each ceremony with light snacks and beverages provided. There will also be areas set up for families and graduates to take pictures.

The UNI Department of Military Science will host its annual spring Commissioning Ceremony at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, May 6, in the Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall. Four students will receive their commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

For additional information, visit www.uni.edu/commencement or contact Joyce Morrow, interim university registrar, at 319-273-2701 or joyce.morrow@uni.edu