At its Winter Commencement, Governors State University will award bachelor’s and master’s degrees to more than 625 graduates. When her name is called, Jennifer Boender of Manhattan will be join her fellow graduates as they cross the stage and flip their tassels.
Boender will also serve as the voice of the Class of 2009. As student commencement speaker, she will share her observations on the day, the work it took to earn her degree, and her hopes for the future.
Office of Public Affairs, "GSU Student Speaker Earns Degree and Busy Life" (2010). Press Releases. 491.