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Hon. Earle Mack ’59 to Receive Honorary Degree

June 02, 2006

The Honorable Earle I. Mack ’59 will address LeBow College’s graduating undergraduate and graduate students at the 119th Drexel University Commencement Ceremonies on June 17 at 8:30 a.m. at the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center, 33rd and Market streets. He will receive a Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa.

Mr. Mack recently resigned his post as U.S. ambassador to Finland. He previously served as a senior partner of The Mack Company, a New Jersey-based real estate investment and construction firm. An award-winning film producer, Mr. Mack produced various documentaries including “Children of Theater Street” nominated for an Academy Award and winner if the Film Advisory Board’s Award of Excellence. Mr. Mack has served as a member of several organizations including the New York State Council on the Arts, New York Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement and Advisory Board for the New York State Business Venture Partnership. He is one of Drexel’s distinguished alumni inducted into the Drexel 100 society.

The ceremony will be Web cast live at