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Release: April 11, 2002

'Alumni At Last' Celebration Set for April 28

The University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) in cooperation with the University of Iowa Book Store (UIBS) will provide a one-stop-shop for graduating students at the "Alumni at Last" celebration.

"Alumni at Last" will be Monday, April 28 from 11 p.m. until 3 p.m. on the lower level/ground floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.

The UIBS will take cap and gown orders, and admissions staff will also answer any last minute questions for graduates. The UIAA will offer information about Jostens' rings, diploma frames and graduation announcements. In addition future graduates can join the UIAA or Alumni Seeking Iowa STudents (ASIST), as well as visit with Career Services and Alumni Career Exchange staff about job placement and interviewing.

The first 500 participants will receive a free gift and coupon for a free tassel at the UIBS. Door prizes will also be given away at the event.

Although 2,800 invitations have been sent to registered graduates, any student who is graduating is welcome to attend. For additional information or questions, contact Cindy Meis, assistant director of programs at the UIAA at (319) 335-3854.

STORY SOURCE: University News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: George McCrory, 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu Writer: Michelle Yong.