More than 7,000 people made their way to the Le Moyne campus this weekend to celebrate commencement for the class of 2012. Starting with the graduate ceremony Friday and concluding with yesterday’s undergraduate commencement, the weekend featured perfect weather as family and friends helped graduates mark their special day.
St. Joseph’s Hospital CEO Kathryn Ruscitto ’76 spoke to a crowd of approximately 1,000 Friday night, including graduates of Le Moyne’s MBA program, and those receiving their Master of Science (MS) in Education, MS for Teachers, MS for Nursing, MS for Physician Assistant Studies and Certificate of Advanced Studies.
With more than 6,000 on hand, Sunday’s outdoor ceremony presented diplomas to those receiving a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science under the Division of Arts and Science, and BS degrees from the Madden School of Business. The speaker was Dr. John B. King Jr., New York’s commissioner of education.