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The following are some highlights of the 149th Commencement of Syracuse University and the 106th Commencement of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, held May 11 in the Carrier Dome.

SU Degrees Conferred: 4,875 (total); 2,756 bachelor’s degrees; 1,640 master’s degrees; 183 doctoral degrees; 247 juris doctor degrees (awarded by the College of Law on May 18); 41 certificates of advanced study; 8 associate’s degrees.

SUNY ESF Degrees Conferred: 497 (total); 272 bachelor’s degrees; 172 master’s degrees; 53 doctoral degrees.

Honorary Degree Recipients: Helen Boatwright, soprano performer, doctor of music; George W. Campbell Jr. G’77, president of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, doctor of science; William F. Walsh, former Syracuse mayor and U.S. congressman, doctor of laws.

Commencement Speaker: Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States.

All-University Marshals: Nissa Monrad, L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science; Joshua Friedman, College of Visual and Performing Arts.





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