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Sunday, May 20, 2012

NASA Administrator to Deliver Commencement Address at University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Lauren Worley
Headquarters, Washington                          
Bill Robinson
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

WASHINGTON -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will provide the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md., on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m. EDT. The address will take place in the William P. Hytche Center.

Bolden also will be awarded the university's Presidential Medal for his service as a U.S. Marine and as an astronaut.

Media representatives who want to attend the event should contact Bill Robinson, director of the UMES Office of Public Relations at 410-621-2355 or

UMES is a land-grant, historically black college founded in 1886. For more information about University of Maryland Eastern Shore, visit

For more information about Administrator Bolden, visit

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