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Commencement Thursday, December 17

UNCG’s Fall Commencement will be held Thursday, December 17th at 10AM in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.  The LIS Department Fall Commencement will take place, 2:30-4:00 pm, in the Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House.

The LIS faculty have selected Kathelene Smith (Greensboro) and Jason Hyatt (Charlotte) as the Class Speakers for the LIS Fall Commencement.  This is the beginning of a new departmental tradition and Kathelene and Jason will address the graduates and other attendees.

We will also be honored by an address from our Commencement Speaker Wanda K. Brown, Associate Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University.  She is incoming President of NCLA and past president of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and recipient of the Kovacs Award for Outstanding Alumni Achievement in 2009.


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December 14, 2009 at 10:23 pm

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Congratulations to the Class of 2009!

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Cake - Spring 2009 Graduation

Cake at the LIS Reception at the Alumni House

Similar to the journey many of us take as a graduate student, the day of spring 2009 commencement, was an eclectic mixture of clear skies, overcast with clouds, a bit of rain, as well as a beautiful rainbow.

In the morning during the university wide commencement, we heard from North Carolina Beverly Perdue, our state’s first woman Governor, deliver the commencement address. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18, 2009 at 11:58 am

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May 2009 Graduation Information

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UNCG will hold its Spring Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 15, 2009. The university-wide ceremony will take place at 10:00am in Greensboro Coliseum. The School of Education ceremony will take place at 6:00pm, also in the Greensboro Coliseum. You must have RSVP’ed to attend either ceremony.

The LIS Department will hold a reception for May 2009 graduates from 3:30-4:30pm on May 15 in the Virginia Dare Room of the UNCG Alumni House. The reception is open to all graduates, even if you are not attending the graduation ceremony. Refreshments (i.e. cake) will be provided, and friends and family are welcome to attend. If you plan to attend the reception, please e-mail Cindy Felts at Also let her know if you will be bringing guests and if so, approximately how many.

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April 30, 2009 at 3:55 pm

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