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WVU to hold December commencement exercises

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WHAT: More than 2,870 West Virginia University students are expected to graduate in two ceremonies.

WHEN: Friday (Dec. 15), 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

WHERE: WVU Coliseum

WHO:  WVU Provost Joyce McConnell and Northrop Grumman Corp. chief executive officer and president Wes Bush. Bush will also be awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering at the 2 p.m. ceremony. College of Business and Economics and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences students will graduate at the 9 a.m. ceremony, where McConnell will speak. Students from all others colleges and schools will graduate at 2 p.m.

Parking: Parking is free at the WVU Coliseum; overflow lots are available behind the Creative Arts Center.

Media:  Media coverage is encouraged. Videographers and photographers should identify themselves and show the proper media credentials when they arrive at the Coliseum. A section of media seating will be available. Questions prior to Commencement may be directed to University Relations/Communications 304.293.6997.

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CONTACT: University Relations/Communications

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