Hillary Clinton and Noel J. Brown to be awarded honorary degrees at Pace University’s Commencement

Pace University will award honorary degrees to New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and the international environmentalist Noel J. Brown at its Westchester undergraduate ceremony Monday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held under at tent outside Miller and Lienhard Halls on the Pleasantville campus. (Please see www.pace.edu for directions and rain plan.)

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Contacts: Mary Horgan, 914.923.2798 (mhorgan@pace.edu),
Bill Caldwell 212.346.1597 (wcaldwell@pace.edu),
Chris Cory, 212-346-1117 (ccory@pace.edu)

Senator Hillary Clinton and Global Environmentalist Noel J. Brown
to be awarded honorary degrees at Pace University’s Westchester undergraduate commencement May 19

More than 700 undergraduate degrees to be conferred

Pleasantville, N.Y. – May 16, 2003 – Pace University will award honorary degrees to New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and the international environmentalist Noel J. Brown at its Westchester undergraduate ceremony Monday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held under at tent outside Miller and Lienhard Halls on the Pleasantville campus. (Please see www.pace.edu for directions and rain plan.)

Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Senator from New York
Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first First Lady elected to the United States Senate. After two years in the Senate, Senator Clinton has graduated from the freshman class where she worked in a bipartisan way to get legislation passed, traveled to every corner of New York State, secured millions in appropriations and built a strong and effective constituent service operation.

Noel J. Brown, Environmentalist, U. N. Environmental Program
Noel Brown has been a champion of the environment for over 30 years. As North American Director of the United Nations Environment Programme he educated, inspired, and motivated hundreds of thousands of people around the world to work for a just and ecologically sustainable future

Ceremonies will be held for Pace’s New York City campus undergraduates and graduate students at Radio City on Thursday, May 22. At the undergraduate program, at 10:30 a.m., honorary degrees will be presented to the actor Tony Randall, C-SPAN Founder Brian Lamb, and poet John Ashbery. At the graduate program, at 4:00 p.m., honorary degrees will go to Congressman Michael Oxley and New York State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello. For more information see: www.pace.edu

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County, and a Hudson Valley Center located at Stewart Airport in New Windsor. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, Lienhard School of Nursing and Pace Law School. www.pace.edu

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