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Disney VP to give address at Woodbury

John Hench, a senior vice president at The Walt Disney Company, will

deliver the keynote address at Woodbury University’s commencement

ceremony at 9 a.m. today.

Hench, who has been with Disney for more than 60 years, worked on

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the Oscar-winning special effects in the 1954 Disney movie, “20,000

Leagues Under the Sea.”

Woodbury will also bestow an honorary degree on author Ray

Bradbury. Bradbury, a Los Angeles resident is best known for his

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books, “The Martian Chronicles,” and “Fahrenheit 451.

He will be unable to attend the commencement exercises because of

illness.

Woodbury, founded in 1884, is an accredited, nonprofit university

that offers bachelor’s degrees in architecture and design, business

and management, and arts and sciences as well as a Master’s of

Business Administration program.

The residential campus sits on 22 acres at 7500 Glenoaks Blvd.

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Molly Shore


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