2013.01.16 > For Immediate Release
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UNO Releases List of December 2012 Graduates
Omaha - Nearly 950 students received degrees Saturday, Dec. 15 during the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) 2012 December Commencement ceremonies.
Morning and afternoon ceremonies were held at the Sapp Fieldhouse at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and included, for the first time, two keynote speakers at each ceremony – one undergraduate and one graduate student.
Also new this year were the inclusion of red-white-and-blue honor cords for UNO’s active military and veteran students, as well as student marshals for each college.
The UNO Alumni Association also recognized two former students with a Citation for Alumni Achievement. Recipients included James Freeman, director of UNO’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, and Penny Parker, executive director of Completely KIDS, an Omaha nonprofit that specializes violence-prevention programs for over 8,000 children in Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties.
A full list of graduates can be found by opening this PDF.
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