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Under Secretary Kanter to Give Remarks at Rollins College Commencements


Contact:  
Jane Glickman , (202) 401-1307, jane.glickman@ed.gov


Event Date 1: May 12, 2012 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Date 2: May 13, 2012 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the commencement addresses at both Rollins College graduation ceremonies taking place on the campus Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13. She will discuss a broad range of subjects, including President Obama’s 2020 goal for America to once again lead the world in college graduates, overcoming diversity, and the need to provide every student in this country with a world class education is an economic necessity and a moral imperative.

On Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.ET, Kanter will give the keynote at the ceremony of the Hamilton Holt School, which offers evening and weekend classes to accommodate a diverse population, primarily working adults with family responsibilities. About 275 students ranging in age from 22 to 62 will receive their bachelor’s and master’s degrees at this year’s ceremony.

On Sunday at 10:00 a.m. ET, Kanter will deliver the commencement address at Rollins College’s graduation ceremony for some 350 undergraduate students.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Keynote speaker at Rollins College’s Hamilton Holt School Commencement
When : 10 a.m. ET, Saturday, May 12, 2012
Where : Rollins College
Warden Arena, Harold and Ted Alfond Sports Center
Winter Park, Fla.
Event 2
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Keynote speaker at Rollins College Commencement
When : 10 a.m. ET, Sunday, May 13, 2012
Where : Rollins College
Warden Arena, Harold and Ted Alfond Sports Center
Winter Park, Fla.
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