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Tuesday, June 5, 2012


For Immediate Release                                                     Contact: Daphne Larkin
June 5, 2012
                                                                                          802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m)
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Norwich University’s graduate school hosts residency conferences

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) will host its annual residency conferences during the week of June 10, in which over 600 students in nine graduate programs and one bachelor’s degree completion program will participate in a variety of academic activities and conference sessions.

Students and faculty will travel from 15 countries and all 50 states to the Northfield campus to fulfill final requirements for their online graduate programs and participate in commencement exercises.

A highlight of the week will be a presenter for the Todd Lecture Series, Doug Hall, a best-selling author of four books on courage, creativity and innovation including “Jump Start Your Business Brain.” Hall has been the co-host of Brain Brew Radio on Public Radio International (PRI) and was a Truth Teller Judge on the first season of ABC’s American Inventor. He has been featured in stories on NBC, CNBC, CBS, NPR and the CBC.

On Wednesday, June 13, from 2-3:30 p.m. in Plumley Armory Hall will give a presentation in which he will discuss innovation in industry.

All Todd Lecture Series events are free and open to the public. To RSVP for this event, please call 802-485-2633 or email toddlectureseries@norwich.edu.

Other highlights include panel discussions on Hurricane Irene recovery efforts, Wikileaks and issues surrounding hacker activities such as those conducted by Anonymous.

Commencement exercises will be held on Friday, June 15, at 10 a.m. in
Shapiro Field House. Former Congressman and Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul McHale will deliver the keynote address to students graduating from master’s programs in: diplomacy; military history; nursing; organizational leadership; business administration; civil engineering; public administration; information assurance and business continuity management.


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 College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) builds upon the institution’s 193 year academic heritage with innovative online master’s degrees in a variety of areas. CGCS also offers a certificate in teaching and learning; a certificate in continuity of governmental operations 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/