Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 23 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. ET

Program

SUNDAY, MAY 23 3:30 p.m. ET

Syracuse University Commencement Ensemble

Setnor School of Music
Bradley P. Ethington and Timothy W. Diem
Conductors

Processional

Emeriti Faculty, Faculty, Chancellor’s Executive Team, Deans and the Chancellor’s Party

Mace Ceremony

Bea González G’04
Mace Bearer

Thanksgiving Address

Tadodaho Sidney Hill
Haudenosaunee Confederacy

Invocation

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

National Anthem

Claire Nolan ’21
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Welcome

Zhanjiang (John) Liu
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost

Greetings

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Message from Graduate Student Marshal, Class of 2021

Rikki Hope Sargent

Message to Our Graduates

Remarks from distinguished Syracuse University alumni

Conferring of Honorary Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

 

DOCTOR OF HUMANE LETTERS
Joseph A. Strasser ’53, G ’58

 

DOCTOR OF HUMANE LETTERS
Mary Schmidt Campbell G’73, G’82

 

DOCTOR OF LAWS
Major General (Ret.) Peggy Combs ’85

Recognition of New Emeriti Faculty

LaVonda N. Reed
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Law

Greetings

Kathleen Walters ’73
Chair, Board of Trustees

Congratulatory Messages from Academic Deans

Conferring of Law Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

 

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

Conferring of Doctoral Degrees

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

 

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

Conferring of 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

Alma Mater

Matthew Clemens ’21, Victoria Munley’21, Claire Nolan ’21, Nicholas Peta ’20
College of Visual and Performing Arts

Recessional

Chancellor’s Party and Deans, Chancellor’s Executive Team, Emeriti Faculty, Faculty and Graduates