Olympic Hopeful Moza Fay to Address Graduates at DeVry University Commencement

SANDY, Utah, June 24, 2014 

Olympic Hopeful Moza Fay will deliver the keynote address at DeVry University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. More than 40 graduates from DeVry University’s Sandy Campus and online students from the area will be conferred at The Events at Jordan Commons in Sandy, Utah, where Fay will speak to the importance of determination.

Fay is a freestyle wrestler training for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games which will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 28 year-old has been wrestling competitively since the age of six and has won multiple titles across the 70 and 74 kg weight classes. Most recently, he took second place in the 2014 U.S. Open Men’s Freestyle Championships in the 70 kg weight class and first in the 74 kg in the freestyle wrestling category at the 2014 Armed Forces Championship.

Aside from being an Olympic athlete, Fay is also a dedicated student. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education teaching and coaching from the University of Northern Iowa and is pursuing an MBA at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management.

The Iowa-native is a husband, father and sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in the air defense artillery. In May 2013, he joined the Army’s World Class Athlete Program, which supports Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls, through their athletic training while also maintaining a professional military career.

DeVry University is an official education provider of the United States Olympic Committee. With more than 100 student athletes currently enrolled, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management provide higher-education opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes and training hopefuls.

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DeVry University strives to close society’s opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs onsite and online within six areas of study: Accounting, Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Media Arts & Technology. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org/). The university’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. To learn more, visit devry.edu.

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