MEDIA ADVISORY - Seton Hill University Commencement, Saturday, May 12, 2007
When & Where: Saturday, May 12, 2007
Class photo: 10 a.m. in Seton Hill’s Sullivan Hall gymnasium
Commencement: 11 a.m. in Seton Hill’s McKenna Center
Who: 230 members of the Class of 2007 (Seton Hill University graduated 416 students total in the 2006 – 2007 academic year); friends and family members of the graduates; Seton Hill University Board of Trustees members, including chair Michele Ridge; Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt; and Seton Hill University faculty and staff. Rick Sebak, producer of WQED’s popular Pittsburgh History Series, will serve as commencement speaker. Seton Hill University is proud to present Sebak, along with Dr. Thomas Gouttierre, Dean of International Studies and Director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska, and Dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, with Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters at the ceremony.
Seton Hill University, founded by the Sisters of Charity, is a coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pa. Chartered in 1918; Seton Hill offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and nine graduate programs, including an MBA. Seton Hill brings the world to its students through its distinguished lecturers and nationally and internationally renowned centers. Recognized three times by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the nation’s Top 100 Entrepreneurial Universities, Seton Hill has also been named one of the Best in the Northeast by The Princeton Review and one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Businesses by Pennsylvania Business Central. In addition, Seton Hill has been named a University of Distinction by Colleges of Distinction, an organization founded by a group of concerned parents, educators and admissions professionals. For more information on Seton Hill please visit www.setonhill.edu or call 1-800-826-6234.
Contact: Becca Baker, Associate Director of Media Relations 724-830-1069 /724-689-3599 (cell) / firstname.lastname@example.org