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Governor to speak at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

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Tim Seydel | Vice President, University Advancement | 541-962-3628
Laura Hancock | Communications Coordinator, University Advancement | 541-962-3585 

LA GRANDE, Ore. May 20, 2016 Oregon Governor Kate Brown will attend and speak at EOU’s Commencement Ceremony Saturday, June 11. The outdoor event begins at 10 a.m. at Community Stadium at 6th St. and “G” Ave.

“We’re thrilled that Governor Brown has accepted our invitation to speak at Commencement,” said Tim Seydel, vice president for University Advancement. “This is a great opportunity for her to visit eastern Oregon and connect with our students, faculty and staff.”

No tickets are necessary and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free parking is available for the day in all campus lots, excluding reserved spaces. Guests should arrive early and bring sunscreen, water and a hat or umbrella.

The event will be streamed live at Additional details and schedules are available at

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