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Northwest Technical College commencement set for Friday

About 200 students have been invited to receive degrees from Northwest Technical College during the school’s commencement exercise on Friday, May 9.

NTC’s commencement ceremony will be held Friday, May 9, in Bemidji’s Sanford Center, located on First Avenue. Commencement will begin at 7 p.m. Central time.

Commencement ceremonies at Northwest Technical College are free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Seating in the Sanford Center is general admission. There are approximately 1,000 parking spots at the Sanford Center available at no charge.

Guest seating
Doors to the Sanford Center will be open at 6 p.m. Commencement guests should enter the Sanford Center through Gate 2, through the main concourse. Handicapped or hearing-impaired guests are invited to enter through Gate 3. Only the lower bowl of the Sanford Center will be open for seating. Seating in Sections U and V will be reserved for handicapped visitors and their families. Section W has been designated as the section for hearing-impaired guests and their families. Concessions will be available in the concession stand behind Section U.

Commencement speaker
This year’s commencement address will be delivered by Dr. Richard A. Hanson, president of Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University.

Live Online Video
NTC’s commencement ceremony will again be available through a live online video stream. The stream will be available beginning at 7 p.m. Central time on May 9; viewers are encouraged to visit the stream in advance to ensure that necessary plug-ins are present and properly functioning. More information on the web stream is available on the commencement website.

Links
NTC Commencement website

About Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, is an open, inviting technological learning organization. For more than 40 years, the college has valued life-long learning and the worth and dignity of all people. Its open-enrollment policy, affordable tuition and high-quality education have attracted a diverse group of learners; today, the College serves more than 1,200 learners. The college offers more than 40 degree programs in areas such as business, health, human and protective services and environmental and industrial technology career programs. Classes are offered on the Bemidji campus, online, or as a combination of both. NTC is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.