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UNI prepares for fall commencement

December 12, 2012

Philip Patton, university registrar, registrar's office, 319-273-2244 or

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host its annual fall commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the McLeod Center. This year's commencement speaker is Ian Goldsmith, a psychology and theatre major from Earlville, Iowa. Approximately 600 graduates will participate in commencement.

Following the ceremony, there will be a reception in the McLeod Center with light snacks and beverages. Graduates and guests are encouraged to attend. There will also be areas set up for families and graduates to take pictures.

Seating for the event is on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional information, visit or contact Philip Patton, university registrar, at 319-273-2244 or