Commencement Speaker

2017 Commencement Speaker

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., civil rights activist, business executive and attorney, will deliver the 2017 Commencement address at the ceremony for Syracuse University on Sunday, May 14, at the Carrier Dome.  Jordan will also be awarded an honorary degree, a Doctor of Laws, at the 163rd Commencement exercises.  Read about Jordan here.