SUNYIT’s 39th annual commencement will honor hundreds of graduates Saturday, May 11, starting at 10 a.m., in the Wildcat Field House.
About 700 candidates who became eligible for graduation from August 2012 through the end of the current academic year have been invited to take part in the annual ceremony. In addition to remarks by President Yeigh, graduates and guests will hear from RoAnn M. Destito, Commissioner of the New York State Office of General Services; she will deliver the keynote address. Also during the ceremony, students will present a class gift, and there will be other recognitions in addition to the awarding of degrees. A reception in the Student Center will follow the two-hour ceremony.
Commencement weekend also includes a number of other events, such as hooding ceremonies for degree candidates in some graduate programs, and the annual academic awards banquet which will be held in the Wildcat Field House on Friday, May 10, starting at 5:30 p.m.
SUNYIT, the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, is New York State’s public institute of technology, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in technology and professional studies. Its academic offerings in technology—civil and electrical engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, the engineering technologies, etc.—and its programs in professional studies — business, communication, nursing, etc.—are complemented by athletics, recreational, cultural and campus life programs, events and activities.
Find information about all of the SUNY Graduation ceremonies in the commencement schedule blog.