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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

May 4, 2005
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, UMD Public Relations (218) 428-4323,
Sharon Torrison, LSBE Assistant to the Dean for Student Affairs, (218) 726-8757

Danube, Minnesota Native
to be Student Speaker
at UMD Commencement Ceremonies
May 14

Danube, Minnesota 56230
Rebecca Carlson, Danube, Minnesota native, and a senior at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) will be the student speaker at UMD Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremonies set for Saturday, May 14 at 12 noon at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).

Ms. Carlson is a senior in the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) graduating with majors in Organizational Management and Finance.

She has received three LSBE awards which include:

  • Academic Excellence in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree
  • Academic Excellence in Organizational Management
  • Academic Excellence in Finance

While attending UMD, she has been the recipient of five scholarships:

  • First Street Gang Scholarship from LSBE
  • Ben and Jeanne Overman Academic Scholarship
  • Presidential Academic Scholarship
  • UMD Best of Class Scholarship
  • Iron Range Merit Academic Scholarship

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