Senator Rounds to deliver commencement address at NSU Spring Commencement

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds will deliver the spring commencement address on Saturday, May 7, at Northern State University.

A lifelong South Dakotan, Rounds has served in the United States Senate since 2015. Previously, Rounds served as the 31st governor of South Dakota (2003-2011) and was elected five times to the S.D. State Senate, including six years as Senate Majority Leader.

On May 7, 281 students will graduate at Northern’s commencement ceremony, which begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Barnett Center. The event will be live streamed through the NSU Facebook page, the NSU Graduation and Commencement page, and locally through cable channel 12.

Commencement week events also include a cording ceremony for military and veteran students, a feathering ceremony for Native American students, and a reception for Honors Program students.