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ESPN Maria Taylor Set to Deliver Spring Commencement Address

ESPN Press Room

ESPN reporter and UGA alum Maria Taylor has been tapped to give the Spring undergraduate commencement address.

A native of Alpharetta, Taylor is a 2009 graduate of the University of Georgia, with a degree in broadcast news from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and a Master's in Business Administration from UGA, which she earned in 2013.

She joined ESPN in 2013 and is the first Black woman to co-host the network’s popular show, College GameDay. She will give her commencement address at the May 13th ceremony, and her remarks will be recorded and re-aired on the May 14th and 15th undergraduate ceremonies.

UGA Vice President for Research David Lee will deliver the graduate commencement address on May 14th.

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