2010.08.05 > For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Relations
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UNO Commencement Aug. 13 at the Civic
Omaha - More than 510 students will graduate Friday, Aug. 13, during the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) summer commencement ceremony. The event will begin at 2 p.m. at the Omaha Civic Auditorium, 1804 Capitol Ave.
Individuals who will be honored during the ceremony include:
Student Commencement Speaker: Anna Forman
Forman - a Saratov, Russia, native - will present the student commencement address. She graduates cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in international studies with a concentration on international management and business, global strategic studies and area studies of Eastern Europe and Russia. Upon graduating from UNO, Forman hopes to study international law and become a lawyer.
Alumnus Achievement Award: J. Terrence Haney
Haney earned both of his degrees from UNO - a bachelor of general studies degree in 1991 and a master's degree in gerontology in 1998. He retired in 1999 as chief executive officer and principal owner of Insurance Consultants and PayFlex Systems USA. Founded in 1964, Insurance Consultants is one of the nation's top-10 third party administrators working with employers to administer benefit spending accounts, COBRA and Transit programs. Haney has established an endowed faculty position at UNO, as well as several funds and scholarships.
For more information, call (402) 554-2762.
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