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Norwich University hosts graduate school residencies

For Immediate Release
June 7, 2010
Contact: Daphne Larkin

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Norwich University hosts graduate school residencies

The School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) is hosting its annual Residency conference this week and again the week of June 20.

The first students arrived on campus Sunday to meet students and faculty; to present final projects and engage in academic debate.

Over the course of both weeklong residencies students will travel from 48 states and 16 countries to the Northfield campus.

This week’s conference will end on Friday, June 11 with commencement exercises in which 329 students will receive master’s degrees from these master’s programs: business administration; civil engineering; public and justice administration and information assurance and business continuity management.

Former Vermont Adjutant General and Norwich trustee Martha Rainville is this week’s commencement speaker.

The second week of conferences runs from Sunday, June 20-Friday, June 25 culminating in commencement exercises that Friday in which Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Atkinson will deliver the address to 337 graduates from masters programs in: diplomacy; military history; nursing and organizational leadership.

Commencement exercises are held on Friday, June 11 and Friday, June 25 at 10 a.m. in Shapiro Field House.


Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army. Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu

Norwich University’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies (SGCS) builds upon the institution’s 191 year academic heritage with innovative online master’s degrees in a variety of areas. SGCS also offers a certificate in teaching and learning and a bachelor’s completion program. The programs are recognized throughout the industry for their rigor, small class size, high student satisfaction and retention. http://graduate.norwich.edu/