College to Recognize Graduation Candidates

December 5th, 2013 | Categories: Uncategorized

SUNY Oneonta will hold its 2013 December Candidate Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 8, 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 335 candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees are eligible to take part in the ceremony, and more than 1,500 family members and friends 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. Burton Relethford, 2009 SUNY Oneonta graduate and Alumni Association board member, will deliver the alumni greeting.

The Catskill Brass will provide musical selections for the event, and Amanda Vogue 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, Dec. 8.

Candidates for December 2013 graduation are also eligible to participate in the college’s Commencement on May 17, 2014.