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Arnold Palmer sound bites available from WFU commencement address

By Maggie Barrett
336.758.5237
May 16, 2005

Broadcast-quality sound clips from golf legend and Wake Forest alumnus Arnold Palmer's May 16 commencement address at Wake Forest University will be available for radio stations to download and broadcast this afternoon. The ceremony begins at 9 a.m.

The Wake Forest News Service will post several sound clips from Palmer's speech on the News Service Web site, www.wfu.edu/wfunews. The clips will be in .wav format and will be available by noon.

Palmer will address approximately 1,450 undergraduate and graduate students during the 9 a.m. outdoor ceremony on Wake Forest's Thomas K. Hearn Jr. Plaza (the Quad).

The graduation ceremony will be Thomas K. Hearn Jr.'s last as president of Wake Forest. Hearn, one of the longest serving university presidents in the nation, will retire June 30 after 22 years as president of the university.


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