Monday, May 24, 2010

Commencement coverage

The media in Rhode Island drew attention to the end of the school year in a wide variety of ways. Stories about this year's oldest graduate, Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education's Teresa Mahoney, were featured in the Providence Journal, Warwick Beacon and Channel 12, while several other students were highlighted by their hometown newspapers. The Providence Journal reported on both the graduate and undergraduate , ceremonies and the local TV stations also covered the ceremonies.

John King '85, anchor of CNNs new evening program, John King, USA and CNN's chief national correspondent, who returned to his alma mater to deliver the Commencement address also turned the spotlight on the University. Comments and video about the occasion were broadcast worldwide on John King, Monday, May 24th.