Ceremony for Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

Sunday, September 19 | 10 a.m. ET

Program

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 10:00 a.m. ET

Syracuse University Wind Ensemble

Laura Freeman
Piano

 

Bradley P. Ethington and Timothy W. Diem

Processional

Emeriti Faculty, Faculty, Chancellor’s Council, Academic Deans and the Chancellor’s Party

Mace Ceremony

Bea González G’04
Mace Bearer

Presentation of Colors

Army and Air Force ROTC Cadets

National Anthem

Katherine Skafidas ’20
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ceremonial Opening

Tadodaho Sidney Hill
Haudenosaunee Confederacy

Invocation

The Rev. Dr. Brian E. Konkol
Dean of Hendricks Chapel 

Welcome

Zhanjiang (John) Liu
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost

Greetings

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Greetings

Joanne M. Mahoney ’87, L’90
President, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Welcome to Syracuse University Alumni

Ryan McNaughton ’96
President, Syracuse University Alumni Association

Message From University Scholar Class of 2020

Serena Omo-Lamai ’20

Introduction of Commencement Speaker

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Commencement Speaker

Kathy Hochul ’80
Governor of New York State

Conferring of Honorary Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
Kevin D. Richardson

 

DOCTOR OF HUMANE LETTERS
Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68

Conferring of Master of Laws and Juris Doctor Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Candidates presented by Craig M. Boise
Dean, College of Law

Conferring of State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry Degrees

Joanne M. Mahoney ’87, L’90
President, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Conferring of Doctoral Degrees, Master’s Degrees and Certificates of Advanced Study

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Candidates presented by Peter A. Vanable
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School

Conferring of Bachelor’s and Associate Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Candidates presented by Chris Johnson
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Alma Mater

Katherine Skafidas ’20
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Recessional

The Chancellor’s Party, Academic Deans, Chancellor’s Council, Faculty, Emeriti Faculty