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IU Northwest to host 43rd Annual Commencement at Genesis Center on Thursday, May 14

University to confer 825 degrees during afternoon ceremony

Indiana University Northwest will hold its 43rd Annual Commencement on Thursday, May 14, 2009, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Gary Genesis Convention Center, located just off Broadway between 4th and 5th Avenues at One Genesis Center Plaza in Gary, Ind. The university will confer 825 degrees this year.

IU President Michael McRobbie will join IU Northwest Chancellor Bruce Bergland in awarding degrees to the many undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students whose educational journeys will culminate with receipt of their hard-earned college diplomas. Family members, friends and supporters are encouraged to attend this important event in honor of the students who have worked so hard to achieve this noteworthy milestone in their lives.

The IU Northwest 43rd Annual Commencement is open to the public and tickets are not required.

Students and faculty are encouraged to arrive at the Genesis Center no later than 2 p.m. Graduation candidates should be robed and ready to assemble at 3 p.m.

IU Northwest congratulates all of this year’s graduates and their families for this outstanding accomplishment. For more information about IU Northwest's 43rd Annual Commencement, contact the IU Northwest Office of Alumni Relations at (219) 980-6769.



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Christopher Sheid

Michelle Searer
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