Northern Illinois University

NIU Office of Public Affairs


News Release

Contact: NIU Convocation Center 
(815) 752-6800 

December 7, 2006

MEDIA ALERT

NIU COMMENCEMENT SUNDAY, DEC. 17

DeKalb, Ill. – Northern Illinois University will hold commencement exercises on Sunday, Dec. 17, at the university’s Convocation Center in DeKalb. The media are welcome to attend and cover these ceremonies.

DECEMBER 17, 2006 NIU COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULE

Ceremony One - 9 a.m.

College of Health and Human Sciences
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ceremony Two – 2 p.m.

College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Live streamed video of the ceremonies will be provided online by NIU Media Services at http://www.media.niu.edu/, and VHS and DVD copies of the video can be ordered from the same site. For more information, visit: http://www.convocenter.niu.edu/commencement/index.html.

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Editor’s Note: As these are ticketed events, media representatives who plan to attend for the purpose of covering the event are asked to contact Sheri Voss, (815) 752-6800, to obtain a media pass.