Template for sharing the news about earning your Brandeis degree

Many local news outlets share graduation news about current or former residents. If you would like to share an announcement about your (or your child's) graduation, below is a template you can follow that will work for many news organizations. Some outlets allow you to include a photo - if you do, be sure to identify the graduate and any family members who may be in the photo.

 

Date: [CURRENT DATE]

Contact: [SENDER’S NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS]

[TOWN/CITY] resident graduates from Brandeis University

WALTHAM, Mass.—[STUDENT FIRST NAME LAST NAME] of [TOWN/CITY] graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass on Sunday, May 19.

[STUDENT LAST NAME] is a [YEAR OF STUDY, E.G., SOPHOMORE] majoring in [PROGRAM(S) OF STUDY]. [HE/SHE] is the [SON/DAUGHTER] of [PARENT(S) NAMES] and a [YEAR OF GRADUATION] graduate of [NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL].

[ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN INCLUDE: CLUBS JOINED, ATHLETIC TEAMS, STUDY ABROAD, FUTURE PLANS]

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Founded by the American Jewish community in 1948 as a nonsectarian institution at a time when exclusionary practices prevented equal access to some of the nation’s best universities, Brandeis has always welcomed talented students and faculty of every ethnicity, religion and cultural background.

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