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2014 Commencement Speaker Competition

 To promote EIU's commitment to strengthening the academic and personal experience for our students and to showcase examples of exemplary writing and speaking, Eastern Illinois University introduced the Student Commencement Speaker Series in 2013 replacing the former student and faculty speaker traditions at Eastern.   The student speakers representing the Graduate School will be featured during the Fall 2014 ceremony Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Announcing the 2014 selected graduate student: :

kevin hoene

Kevin Hoene, MBA- will be speaking at the 10:00 am ceremony, he will be introduced by his faculty mentor Dr. Bill Minnis.

Read Kevin's essay here.

 The 2015 Competition is open- click here for details.