RIT Hosts Summer Commencement Ceremony on Aug. 13

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Rochester Institute of Technology hosts a commencement ceremonyócomplete with bagpipers and a commencement speakeróthis weekend.

Seventeen graduates of RITís Executive Leader program will be awarded masterís degrees in packaging science and service management in the 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, ceremony. Joan Pierce, vice president for global packaging with Colgate-Palmolive Co., will deliver the commencement address.

WHAT: Executive Leader graduate program commencement ceremony, featuring commencement address by Joan Pierce, vice president for global packaging, Colgate-Palmolive Co.

WHEN: 9 a.m. Aug. 13

WHERE: Fireside Lounge, Student Alumni Union, Rochester Institute of Technology

DEGREE PROGRAM INFORMATION: http://www.rit.edu/~625www/programs-accelerated.htmlNOTE TO EDITORS: Students line up at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby of the George Eastman Building, followed by a procession to the ceremony in the Fireside Lounge in RITís Student Alumni Union