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Sesquicentennial Commencement 2014 at the University of Denver

June 4, 2014—Donna Lynne, executive vice president of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and Linda Childears, president and chief executive officer of the Daniels Fund, will address graduate and undergraduate students, respectively, at commencement ceremonies for the culmination of the University of Denver's 150th academic year.

The graduate commencement ceremonies take place on Friday, June 6 at 4:30 p.m. The undergraduate ceremony is Saturday, June 7 at 9:30 a.m. Both ceremonies will be held in Magness Arena, inside the Ritchie Center on campus.

Donna Lynne was awarded the Denver Business Journal's 2008 Outstanding Women in Business award and also received the 2009 Distinguished Coloradan Award from the University Of Colorado Denver School Of Pharmacy. She received the President's Award from Women in Health Management and the Health Care Leadership Award from the New York Business Group on Health.

Linda Childears is active in the Denver community; she serves on the boards of, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Association of Funders, Mountain States Employers Council and Conference of Southwest Foundations. Childears is also a member of the Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance Leadership Council and Mayor Michael Hancock's Denver Education Compact.

Additionally, the Centennial Class of the University of Denver will be participating in a variety of events on both days celebrating their 50th reunion. Nearly 100 people who represent the Class of 1964 will participate in the weekend events.

Media are invited to attend the ceremonies. Those wishing to attend commencement, please RSVP to [email protected] or 720-608-0240. There will also be a live stream of the commencement ceremonies at

University of Denver Sesquicentennial Commencement Ceremony

Magness Arena inside the Ritchie Center
2201 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO. 80208

Graduate Commencement: Friday, June 6, 4:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Commencement: Saturday, June 7, 9:30 a.m.

Information: For parking information and to RSVP, contact [email protected] or 720-608-0240