Ann Curry will deliver Southern Oregon University Commencement Address. Ann Curry, a news anchor for NBC, began her humble beginnings in Southern Oregon. Curry graduated from Ashland High School and the University of Oregon. She also worked for NBC affiliates in Medford and Portland Oregon before moving to Los Angeles to report for KCBS-TV. Since then, Ann Curry's journalism accomplishments range from doing the NBC News, The Today Show, and Dateline NBC.
During her 30 years in the journalism industry, Curry has won three Emmy Awards for news reporting, certificates of excellence from The Associated Press, and additional honors for reporting from the NAACP. Curry recently funded the Ann Curry Scholarship for the School of Journalism and Communication Broadcasting Students at the University of Oregon.
Southern Oregon University commencement ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. on June 5, 2010, at the Mountain Arena on campus at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. in Ashland Oregon.