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N.C. State students graduate; Bill Cowher gives address

Posted December 17, 2008 10:51 a.m. EST
Updated December 17, 2008 10:52 a.m. EST

— CBS Sports analyst and 1979 North Carolina State University graduate Bill Cowher gave the school's commencement address Wednesday morning.

The ceremony, held at the RBC Center, featured 2,789 graduates. They received 2,917 degrees. Some students had double majors, according to school officials.

Several other area colleges held their winter commencement ceremonies last weekend, including N.C. Central and UNC-Chapel Hill.