CONTACT: GEORGE McCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 26, 1999
UI Alumni Association hosts "Alumni at Last" graduation
celebration May 6
IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa Alumni
Association is hosting the third annual MBNA "Alumni At Last" Graduation Celebration
Thursday, May 6 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Hubbard Park.
The celebration for 1999 UI graduates features a barbecue
and live music by the local band Bambu. Door prizes and free t-shirts for
the first 100 graduates through the gate will also be available.
"It's is a great way for the university community to congratulate
our graduates and to welcome graduates to the family of Iowa alumni," said
Laura Gilman, assistant director of student programs for the UI Alumni Association.
"The celebration is a chance for students to get together with all their graduating
friends. Faculty can also see their students one final time in an informal
The event, sponsored with support from MBNA bank and Z102.9
radio, is free for 1999 graduates from all UI colleges. Rain location is the
Iowa Memorial Union main lounge.
Tickets for UI faculty, staff and the community are available
for $9 through the Alumni Association. To order tickets or to RSVP for the
celebration, call the Alumni Association at (319) 335-3294, or email firstname.lastname@example.org