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April 14, 2010

Birmingham-Southern alumna and Mountain Brook native to deliver keynote address at college's Honors Day

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College alumna Emily Kyzer Browne '00, a pediatric nurse practitioner working with leukemia and lymphoma patients at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., will deliver the keynote address at the college's annual Honors Day Convocation Thursday, April 22. Honors Day is a celebration of the year's academic accomplishments at Birmingham-Southern.

Originally from Mountain Brook and a childhood cancer survivor, Browne is a magna cum laude biology graduate of Birmingham-Southern. She earned her master of science in nursing at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2002. She currently serves on the executive board of BSC's National Alumni Association as vice president for service and outreach.

In addition to the Honors Day Convocation which will include a processional of graduating seniors and faculty in cap and gown, the day will feature academic awards presented to outstanding students in each of the academic areas and a demonstration of scholarship and creative works by students and faculty.

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