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Commencement Highlights
Syracuse University celebrated its 150th Commencement on May 9 in the Carrier Dome, along with
the State University of New York College of Environmental Science
and Forestry, which held its 107th Commencement. Following are
some highlights:

SU Degrees Conferred: 2,918 bachelor’s degrees; 1,769 master’s degrees; 199 doctoral degrees; 244 juris doctor degrees (awarded by the College of Law on May 16); 78 certificates of advanced study; 5 associate’s degrees.

SUNY ESF Degrees Conferred: 191 bachelor’s degrees; 73 master’s degrees; 10 doctoral degrees.

Honorary Degree Recipients: Joseph O. Lampe ’53, G’55, chair emeritus of SU Board of Trustees, doctor of laws; Chancellor Kenneth A. Shaw, doctor of laws; Mary Ann Shaw, associate of the Chancellor, doctor of humane letters; John Brooks Slaughter, president and CEO of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, doctor of science; Jozef J. Zwislocki, SU Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience, doctor of science.

Commencement Speaker: Phylicia Rashad, actress and humanitarian.

All-University Marshals: Sarah Young, College of Human Services and Health Professions; Matthew Ward, College of Visual and Performing Arts.

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