April 22, 2013
Purdue's West Lafayette commencement to be shown live on TV, webcast
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Spring commencement ceremonies at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus will be broadcast live for television and Internet audiences.
The ceremonies will take place on May 10, 11 and 12 at the Elliott Hall of Music.
The colleges of Science and Technology will have their ceremony at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10. The colleges of Agriculture and Education and School of Management will have their ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11. Commencement for the College of Engineering will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. The colleges of Health and Human Sciences and Veterinary Medicine will have commencement at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12. The ceremony for the colleges of Liberal Arts and Pharmacy will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
The events will be aired live on Comcast Channel 5 and Boiler TV Channel 13. All speeches will be captioned for the hearing impaired. The ceremonies also will be shown live via webcast at mms://video1.itap.purdue.edu/graduation
To watch online, viewers must have Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded for free at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/windows-media-player
Commencement videos will be available for $30 per DVD. Order forms can be obtained at the Loeb Playhouse box office, online at http://www.purdue.edu/registrar/pdf/DVD_Form.pdf, or by calling 765-494-3933. Forms may be submitted both before and after the ceremony within two weeks of the event.
For more information, call 765-494-6157 or email email@example.com
Writer: Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources: John Dietrich, video engineer, 765-494-1042, email@example.com
Christine DeHahn Pass, assistant registrar, 765-494-6163, firstname.lastname@example.org
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