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REF NO.: 316

SUBJECT: Memorial University’s spring convocation to be broadcast

DATE: June 13

Memorial University’s 2006 spring convocation will be broadcast on Rogers Cable (Channel 9) this week in St. John’s.
Convocation will be aired over three days: Tuesday, June 13; Wednesday, June 14; and Thursday, June 15, 2006.
There will be 10 sessions of convocation aired, each running about one hour and 45 minutes long.
The following is a detailed schedule of the broadcasts:
Broadcast date                                                   Original convocation session date
Tuesday, June 13, 10 a.m.                                    Wednesday, May 24, 10 a.m.
Tuesday, June 13, 12 noon                                   Wednesday, May 24, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, June 13, 2 p.m.                                       Wednesday, May 24, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 14, 9:30 a.m.                            Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, June 14, 11:30 a.m.                          Thursday, May 25, 3 p.m. 
Wednesday, June 14, 1:30 p.m.                             Friday, May 26, 10 a.m. 
Wednesday, June 14, 3:30 p.m.                             Friday, May 26, 3 p.m.

Thursday, June 15, 11:30 a.m.                                Friday, May 26, 7:30 p.m. 

Thursday, June 15, 1:30 p.m.                                  Corner Brook session
Thursday, June 15, 3:30 p.m.                                  Marine Institute session
Rogers Television will also broadcast spring convocation on its Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor and Corner Brook local community channels later this month. Schedule to be announced.
For a complete schedule of the 2006 spring convocation ceremonies, please see:

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For further information, please contact Ivan Muzychka, manager, Communications, Memorial University, 709-737-8665, 709-687-9433 or


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