University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Commencement is May 7

Monday, April 23 2012

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – University of Idaho in Coeur d'Alene will hold a commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 7, at the Boswell Hall Schuler Performing Arts Center on the North Idaho College campus.

Degree candidates will be recognized individually and presented a diploma case as their names and degrees are read. Students participating in commencement meet at 6:30 p.m. to begin lineup procedures.

U-Idaho President M. Duane Nellis will serve as master of ceremonies and longtime Coeur d’Alene attorney Scott Reed will deliver the commencement address. The President’s Medallion will be awarded to Jim Elder, Coeur d’Alene native and “retired” businessman.

The President's Office will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Friends, family and faculty are invited to join in congratulating the new graduates. Light refreshments will be served.

Tickets are not required for the event, however students are asked to RSVP to (208) 667-2588 with the number of guests they are bringing.

Students or guests with disability-related needs are invited to call the Coeur d'Alene Center at (208) 667-2588, as far in advance of the event as possible. 
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