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President Cecil O. Samuelson, Sharon Samuelson to speak at Jan. 10 devotional

Brigham Young University President Cecil O. Samuelson and his wife, Sharon, will welcome students back from the holiday break during the first campus devotional of winter semester 2006 Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

Live broadcasts of the devotional will be on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks, KBYU-FM (89.1) and at byubroadcasting.org. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org.

Speaking on wisdom and understanding, President Samuelson will discuss how students may obtain and more fully apply those traits in their lives.

He began his tenure at BYU May 1, 2003, and was installed as BYU's 12th president Sept. 9, 2003. Prior to becoming president of BYU, Samuelson served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Professionally, President Samuelson was the senior vice president of Intermountain Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Utah. He holds a bachelor of science degree, a master's degree in educational psychology and a medical degree from the University of Utah.

Writer: Brian Rust

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