UNH Commencement
 

MEDIA ADVISORY:
UNH COMMENCEMENT IS SATURDAY, MAY 25,
AT 10 A.M.

By Kim Billings
UNH News Bureau

May 23, 2002


DURHAM, N.H. -- Astronaut and University of New Hampshire alumnus Dr. Richard Linnehan will deliver the keynote speech to more than 2,400 graduates celebrating their academic achievements during the 2002 Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 25.

The highlight of a student's academic career and UNH's largest ceremony, Commencement begins at 10 a.m. at Cowell Stadium, rain or shine. It is expected to last two hours.

Linnehan will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Space Science degree.

The university also will present Granite State Awards to Manchester, N.H., inventor Dean Kamen and campaign finance reform champion Doris "Granny D" Haddock of Dublin, N.H.


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