Tulane University’s ‘Katrina Class’ Honored at New Orleans City Hall

April 22, 2009

Kathryn Hobgood
Phone: 504-865-5229

Seniors of Seven Local Universities Will be Recognized by City Council

WHAT: The City Council of New Orleans will honor Tulane’s graduating class of 2009. These students' first days at Tulane as freshmen were interrupted by the evacuation for Hurricane Katrina, yet they chose to return to New Orleans after the storm to continue their studies and help rebuild the city. Participating in the ceremony will be university presidents, other university administration officials, and student government representatives from Dillard, Loyola, Tulane and Xavier Universities, Southern University of New Orleans, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, and University of New Orleans.

WHERE: City Council Chambers, 1300 Perdido Street, first floor

WHEN: Thursday, April 23, 2009, 12 p.m. (noon)

CONTACT: Kathryn Hobgood, 504-865-5229

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000