College to Recognize Graduation Candidates
SUNY Oneonta will hold its 2012 December Candidate Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Dewar Arena of the Alumni Field House. Hosted by college President Nancy Kleniewski, the event will recognize students who are expected to complete their requirements for graduation this semester.
A total of 320 candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees are eligible to take part in the ceremony, and more than 1,500 guests are expected to attend. Guests are asked to be seated in the Dewar Arena by 10:30 a.m.
President Kleniewski will welcome and congratulate the students. SUNY Oneonta College Council Chairman Patrick Brown will greet the assembly. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs E. Maria Thompson will recognize the honors students and degree candidates. James Johnston, president of the Student Association, will offer congratulations. Karen Brown, past president of the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association, will deliver the alumni greeting.
The Catskill Brass will provide musical selections for the event, and Jacob Wansor of the SUNY Oneonta Class of 2013 will perform the national anthem and alma mater.
A live stream of the December Candidate Recognition Ceremony will be available online here between 10:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 2.
Candidates for December 2012 graduation are also eligible to participate in the college’s Commencement on May 18, 2013.