SUNY Oswego’s dual Commencement ceremonies will rebroadcast at 3 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, on Time Warner Cable Channel 96 in some parts of Central New York.
Graduates of the School of Business and School of Education took part in May 16’s morning ceremonies, showing at 3 p.m. May 27. Those earning degrees from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the new School of Communication, Media and the Arts participated in afternoon Commencement, airing at 5 p.m.
GoLoco.com CEO, Zipcar founder/former CEO and transportation innovator Robin Chase, recently named one of Time magazineâ€™s “100 Worldâ€™s Most Influential People,” spoke at both ceremonies.
Pioneering heart disease researcher and 1969 SUNY Oswego graduate Ban-An Khaw received an honorary doctorate of science and offered encouragement during the afternoon ceremony. Sen. Charles E. Schumer visited to speak at the morning graduation.
Nearly 1,500 students were eligible to take part in Commencement activities in the Campus Center, supported by thousands and family members and friends.
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(Posted: May 22, 2009)