President Hanson delivers commencement address to graduates of Southeast Community College-Lincoln

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December 18, 2015, 3:00 p.m. CDT
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Lincoln, Nebraska- Southeast Community College held the fall graduation for their Lincoln campus on December 17, 2015 in the Pinnacle Bank Arena in the West Haymarket district of Lincoln. Peru State President, Dr. Dan Hanson, was invited to give a short commencement address to the graduates and their family.

Hanson told the graduates, “Regardless of how your story began or evolved, you took advantage of the opportunities and support given you; you worked hard; and you, your families and your communities are better for it.”

SECC-Lincoln had 267 graduates this fall. Approximately, 2000 people attended the graduation at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Hanson ended by saying, “Today, as you celebrate your success and look to the future, take advantage of opportunities, be thankful for the support you receive, work hard and in the words of Brad Anderson (former CEO of Best Buy), ‘Prepare to be surprised.’”

Southeast Community College has campuses in Lincoln, Beatrice and Milford. Lincoln hosts the largest campus with more than 9,000 students.

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Dr. Dan Hanson speaking at the Southeast Community College Commencement. Photograph by Chad Greene - ChadCRG Images

Dr. Dan Hanson speaking at the Southeast Community College Commencement. Photograph by Chad Greene – ChadCRG Images

 

For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.
About Peru State College: Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. It is a college of choice fostering excellence and student achievement through engagement in a culture that promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation.