Who:  The Ohio State University at Lima
What: 
Retiring Dean Violet I. Meek keynote speaker at Ohio State Lima convocation
When:
  1:30 p.m., Sunday, June 8, 2003
Where: 
Ohio State Lima Quad
Contact: 
Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Erin McVicker at (419) 995-8332
 

For Immediate Release

June 6, 2003

CONTACT: Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Erin McVicker at (419) 995-8332

Retiring Dean Violet I. Meek keynote speaker at Ohio State Lima convocation

Retiring Ohio State Lima Dean and Director Violet I. Meek will be the keynote speaker at The Ohio State University at Lima’s tenth annual convocation ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, June 8, 2003, on the Ohio State Lima quad. This year’s graduates will be recognized along with outstanding academic performers and student leaders. Awards for outstanding teaching and scholarly work will also be presented. A reception will follow.

More than 500 graduates, award winners and their guests are expected at the ceremony. 173 students were eligible to apply for graduation this academic year (Associate of Arts – 30; Bachelor of Arts – 32; Bachelor of Science – 64; Master of Arts – 5; Master of Education – 27; and Master of Social Work – 15).

Graduating seniors are also eligible to attend Spring Quarter Commencement exercises at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Friday, June 13, 2003.

In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the gymnasium in Cook Hall.

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Editors’ note: Graduating senior Matt Schroeder plans to be at the ceremony and will be available. His inspiring story of overcoming a severe spinal injury is online at http://www.osu.edu/news_db/lvl2_news_story.php?id=489

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