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Commencement speaker first lady Michelle Obama reminds students of the advantages of graduating from UNI

Posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

First lady Michelle Obama reminded graduates at the spring commencement ceremony May 7 that the values they have learned at UNI will distinguish them and contribute to their success, “The values you’ve learned here [at UNI] – commitment to family, openness to diversity, willingness to serve your community and your country, the courage to follow your passion – those are the keys to success in any field."  Obama was the commencement speaker at the event honoring nearly 1,700 students who recently completed degree programs at UNI.  The event was held at the UNI-Dome.


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