03/20/2013 - Anya Kamenetz to Speak at Northcentral University’s Graduation on June 8, 2013

Kamenetz is the author of
DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education 

PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA, March 20, 2013 – Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that writer Anya Kamenetz will deliver the University's 13th Annual commencement address. Northcentral’s 2013 graduation ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m. at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

Anya Kamenetz is an expert on learning and technology with a passion for the complexities of how we will learn, work and live in the new Millennium. She is the author of Generation Debt and her popular book, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, tells the story of how technology is disrupting one of the most tradition-bound industries in the country. 

Named an "Educational Gamechanger" by Huffington Post, and a two-time winner of the national Education Writers of America prize, Kamenetz is a senior writer for Fast Company magazine and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media. Kamenetz’ writings have also appeared in New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, and The Nation. 

The 2013 Northcentral University Commencement Ceremony can be viewed live via webcast at www.ncu.edu on June 8, 2013, beginning at 10 a.m. (MST).  

About Northcentral University

Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. Northcentral University offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business and technology management, education, psychology, and marriage and family therapy. Courses are taught one-to-one by a member of NCU’s 100 percent doctoral faculty, and there are no physical residency requirements. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). For more information, visit www.ncu.edu or call (888) 628-2078. For program disclosures, please visit www.ncu.edu/GE.