Gov. John Lynch to Serve as Commencement Speaker

Tuesday, May 02, 2006
SNHU Communications Office

Gregg Mazzola
Director of Communications

(603) 629-4649

Gov. John Lynch to Serve
as SNHU’s Commencement Speaker

Manchester, N.H. (May 2, 2006) – Southern New Hampshire University will celebrate its 74th commencement on Saturday, May 13, at the Verizon Wireless Arena. The ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students will begin at 11 a.m.; doors open at
10 a.m. 

Gov. John Lynch, New Hampshire’s 80th governor, will serve as the commencement speaker and will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws.


Time/Location: Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m. at the Verizon Wireless Arena, 555 Elm St., Manchester, N.H.

Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker: Gov. John Lynch

Number of Undergraduate Students:                
* 974
(bachelor’s and associate degree recipients)
1578 (Total undergraduate students who earned degrees in 2005-2006)                                       

Number of Graduate Students:
* 746 (M.B.A., M.Ed. and M.S. degree recipients)
795 (Total graduate students who                                                                                       
earned degrees in 2005-2006)

* Indicates number of students participating in May 13 conferral ceremony

Student speakers: Jared Gabrey of Wareham, Mass., president of the Student Government Association, and Utiang P. Ugbe of Betukwel, Nigeria.

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