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U.S. Congressman John B. Larson To Deliver  Commencement Address at Rensselaer at Hartford’s  Commencement Exercises
Congressman John B. Larson, will address the 278 graduates, their families and friends, and members of Rensselaer’s faculty and staff at Commencement exercises at the Hartford Campus of Rensselaer on Saturday, June 6 beginning at 11 a.m. Special awards to be presented include the Outstanding Student Awards. Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson will preside over the ceremony.

Representative Larson began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1999, and is presently in his fifth term serving the people of Connecticut’s First Congressional District. Larson was recently elected by his colleagues to serve as chair of the House Democratic Caucus for the 111th Congress, making him the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House.

Among the members of the outstanding Class of 2008-2009 are 13 students receiving a second advanced degree from Rensselaer, six students from the first International Scholars Program, and four members of the Rensselaer Hartford Campus staff.

The Hartford campus is home to Rensselaer-wide Education for Working Professionals (EWP) for students pursuing master’s degrees across a range of technological fields. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, management, computer science, computer and systems engineering, electrical engineering, engineering science, mechanical engineering, and information technology.

For more information, go to www.ewp.rpi.edu/registrar/ commencement/index.html.
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