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WSU Vancouver prepares for commencement

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will honor the 740 members of the class of 2007 at the annual commencement ceremony, May 12 at 1 p.m. at The Amphitheater at Clark County in Vancouver.

This eighteenth class from WSU Vancouver is the largest ever, with 590 undergraduates and 150 graduate students.

The guest speak will be V. Lane Rawlins, President of Washington State University, scheduled to retire in June. The ceremony is expected to last approximately 90 to 120 minutes long, in the outdoor setting of the Amphitheater. Tickets are not required.

Rehearsal is planned for 3 p.m., May 11, also at the Amphitheater at Clark County, next to the Clark County Fairgrounds off I-5 at the NE 179th St. exit.

Parking is free for rehearsal and commencement. More parking details, including maps, are available at

For more details on the ceremony, visit ADA accommodations are available, and visitors should be aware there is a walking distance between the parking lot and Amphitheater. Accommodations are available for deaf or hearing impaired guests. Please contact Jessica Nelson at (360) 546-9567 or by April 13 for assistance.

For more information about President Rawlins, visit the following links:
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– Legacy –

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