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Description of the Collection Videotapes containing recordings of IIT commencement ceremonies. Generally, the color and sound video includes the following: entrance procession, National Anthem (frequently sung by Terry Shapiro), greetings and remarks by President Lew Collens, presentation of guests to receive honorary degrees and their remarks (commencement address), one or more student speakers, presentation and hooding of graduate candidates, awarding of degrees to graduates and undergraduates, presentation of Alumni...
Description of the Collection Audio and video tapes (unedited) recorded by Illinois Institute of Technology to document two events related to the university's renewal program. Ten of the tapes document events surrounding the March 9, 2000 ground breaking for the McCormick Tribune Campus Center including a video conference with representatives of the various architectural, engineering, university, and public entities who collaborated on the building, the official ground breaking ceremony, and the lunch reception which...