MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Entourage' Actor Adrian Grenier to Speak at Emory Class Day May 8

May 8, 2014

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Beverly Clark
404-712-8780
beverly.clark@emory.edu

Actor, director and film maker Adrian Grenier, best known for his starring role in the Emmy-nominated HBO series "Entourage," will speak to Emory University seniors tonight at 6 p.m. as part of Emory's 11th Annual Class Day. The student-organized event allows graduating seniors to hear from a well-known speaker of their choice. Note: The event is not open to the public, but media are allowed to attend.

Student awards also will be given out during the event. The University’s central Commencement ceremonies are Monday, May 12 at 8 a.m., and will feature a keynote address by U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis.

WHO:  Actor, director and filmmaker Adrian Grenier

WHEN:  6 p.m. Thursday, May 8

WHERE: Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1660 N. Decatur Road. Media seating is available at the front, to the right of the stage.

PARKING:  Media parking for TV trucks will be available on the left side of Fishburne Drive next to Glenn Memorial. All others should park in the Fishburne Deck visitor parking located at the end of the street. Fishburne is the first right turn once you enter the main gates of campus off N. Decatur Road. 

Other Photo Opportunities: Class Day is the first of three events for seniors. At the Class of 2014 reception from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, seniors will offer the traditional Coca-Cola toast. Following the reception, graduating seniors will take part in a ceremonial candlelight walk across the Houston Mill Road pedestrian bridge to Emory's Miller-Ward Alumni House.

CONTACT: Media interested in covering should contact Beverly Clark, beverly.clark@emory.edu, 404-712-8780 or 404-275-4771, by 4:30 p.m. today.