Le Moyne College Celebrates its 64th Commencement Ceremonies
posted on: 4/29/2014
Le Moyne College will hold its 64th commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 16 to 18, concluding with the undergraduate ceremony taking place on Sunday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. All activities for the weekend will take place on the Le Moyne campus.
The first event will be the graduate student commencement ceremony, taking place at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16 in the Anthony J. Henninger Athletic Center. Speaking to the graduates will be Dr. Robert Dracker, chief of pediatrics at Community General Hospital and past president of the Onondaga County Medical Society. Approximately220 students are eligible to received graduate degrees at the ceremony.
On Saturday, May 17, several events will be held on campus, including the Senior Honors Convocation in the Panasci Family Chapel, the Baccalaureate Mass in the Henninger Athletic Center, and the Golden Alumni Dinner, which honors the class of 1964.
On Sunday, May 18, the undergraduate ceremony will take place outside at the Thomas J. Niland Jr. Athletic Complex. The commencement speaker will be John Douglas Thompson ‘85, widely regarded as one of the world’s most talented classical actors. In addition to Thompson, receiving the honorary degree of doctor of humane letters at the ceremony will be Virginia “Ginny” Donohue, a 1969 graduate of Le Moyne College and founder of On Point for College.The student speaker will be James Cochran, an English major from Homer, N.Y., A total of approximately 600 students are eligible to receive either a B.A . or B.S. at the ceremony.