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'Modern Family' writer, co-producer Danny Zuker '86 to deliver keynote at Newhouse Convocation May 12

March 20, 2012

Wendy S. Loughlin
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Danny Zuker ’86, Emmy Award-winning writer and co-executive producer for ABC’s “Modern Family,” will deliver the keynote address at the convocation ceremony for Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on May 12.

zukerA Newhouse School alumnus, Zuker has written and produced for comedy and variety series including “Roseanne,” “Evening Shade,” “Grace Under Fire,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “Coupling” and “Just Shoot Me.” He co-created and produced the series “Off Centre.” For “Modern Family,” Zuker has won Emmy and Writer's Guild Awards.

The Newhouse Convocation ceremony will be held at noon on May 12 in the Carrier Dome. All graduating students, their families and friends are invited to attend. The ceremony will be webcast live at http://convocation.syr.edu. The Syracuse University Commencement ceremony will be held Sunday, May 13, at 9:30 a.m. in the Carrier Dome.

For more information about the Newhouse School Convocation, see http://newhouse.syr.edu/convocation.

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