INSIDE BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY
Commencement ceremonies set this weekend
About 3,200 students will receive degrees in four Commencement ceremonies this weekend at the Events Center.
The Graduate School ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17. Ronald Ehrenberg ’66, a staunch advocate of public higher education, will receive the doctor of science degree and speak at the ceremony. Jeremy Schraffenberger, who will receive his doctorate in English, is the student speaker.
The first Harpur College ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18. Richard Felder, a chemical engineer by training known for his expertise in teaching methods, will receive the doctor of science degree and speak. Kamron Pourmand, a biology major, is the student speaker.
The professional schools ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18. Raymond Osterhout, a retired insurance executive and philanthropist, will receive the doctor of humane letters degree and speak. Alexis Stecker, who will receive a bachelor’s degree from the School of Management, is the student speaker.
The second Harpur ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18. Theodore J. “Ted” Kooser, 13th poet laureate consultant to the Library of Congress and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will receive the doctor of letters degree and speak. David Belsky, a political science major, is the student speaker.
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