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Una To Host Graduation Expo For December Graduates

Sep. 20, 2010

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama Career Planning and Development office will offer a one-stop shop Sept. 28 for university students graduating this December. The event, Graduation Expo, will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the GUC BanquetHalls A-E.

The Graduation Expo will offer everything seniors will need in preparation for graduation. Students may order caps, gowns, rings, and invitations. The Diorama yearbook will be present to make cap and gown pictures. Career Planning and Development will be availableto help with resumes and job search preparation. The business office will help students finalize bills, and student financial services will be present to answer questions regarding repayment of loans and financial assistance for graduate school. Seniors can also register with the alumni office to begin receivingalumni benefits. Judicial affairs will help students clear records and holds. Graduate check sheets will be made available from the registrar's office, and graduate admissions will be represented to answer any questions regarding UNA's graduate programs. International Student Services will assist graduating international students withquestions regarding OPT/CPT and post-graduate plans. The University Police will be present to resolve overdue parking fines and similar issues. Refreshments will be served by Sodexo. For more information, contact UNA Career Planning and Development at 256-765-4276 or mtmedlin@una.edu.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/