Commencement 2017

Here’s the rundown on where SU school and college convocation ceremonies will be this weekend

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Convocation ceremonies will be happening all over the Syracuse University campus.

Individual schools and colleges at Syracuse University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry will host their own convocation ceremonies to honor students of the Class of 2017 this weekend. Some events will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. A commencement ceremony for all SU and SUNY-ESF students will be held on Sunday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Carrier Dome.

The following list contains the locations, dates and speakers for each of SU and SUNY-ESF’s convocations. Most of the events will be streamed online.

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences will host its convocation for master’s and doctoral candidates on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Setnor Auditorium. A reception after the ceremony will be held in Strasser Commons and Eggers Hall at 3 p.m. The undergraduate convocation, which includes Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs undergraduate students, will be held in the Carrier Dome at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday with a reception to follow at 11:00 a.m. in Maxwell Hall, Eggers Hall and all tents on the Quad.

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Both the undergraduate and graduate convocations for the College of Engineering and Computer Science will be held at 8:30 a.m. in Manley Field House, with a reception at 10:30 a.m. in the tents set up at Manley. Jared Green, a civil engineer and Class of 2001 alumnus, will be the college’s commencement speaker.

College of Law

The College of Law will hold its convocation ceremony on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Carrier Dome, with a reception to follow in the Levy Atrium in Dineen Hall at 3 p.m. James E. Graves, Jr., circuit judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, will speak at the commencement ceremony.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

VPA’s graduate convocation will be held in Setnor Auditorium at 4 p.m. on Saturday, with the undergraduate convocation at 7:30 p.m. in the Carrier Dome the same day. Evin Floyd Robinson, co-founder of the technology leadership organization New York on Tech, will speak at the undergraduate ceremony. The reception will be held at 9 p.m. in the tents set up on the Quad.

David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Falk will host its convocation on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in Manley Field House, with a reception to follow at 6:15 p.m. in the tents set up at Manley. Nicole Autino and Arielle Hall, Falk class marshals, will lead the academic procession of the college’s graduates, while Martha Wasserbauer will lead the graduate student reflection.

Martin J. Whitman School of Management

The graduate convocation for the Whitman School will be held in Goldstein Auditorium at 9 a.m. on Saturday, with a reception to follow in Flaum Grand Hall inside Whitman. The undergraduate convocation will also take place on Saturday, at 4 p.m. in the Carrier Dome, with a reception to follow at 5:45 p.m. inside Whitman. Speakers for the Whitman undergraduate convocation ceremony will be Kenneth Walsleben, professor of entrepreneurial practice, and Whitman class marshals Lauren Blake Knafo and Xinye Zou.

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

The convocation ceremony for Maxwell master’s and doctoral students will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in Hendricks Chapel. Gladys McCormick, assistant professor of history and co-recipient of the 2017 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research, will be the ceremony’s speaker. A reception for the event will follow the ceremony.

The Renée Crown Honors Program

The Renée Crown Honors Program will host its convocation on Friday at 3 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel.

School of Architecture

The School of Architecture’s convocation will be held in Hendricks Chapel at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. A reception will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the Slocum Hall Atrium.

School of Education

The School of Education will hold its convocation on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in tents set up at Manley Field House. Donovin Darius, a former safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars football team, will deliver the convocation address. A reception will follow the ceremony at 2:15 p.m. in the tents set up at Manley.

School of Information Studies

The iSchool will hold its undergraduate convocation in Goldstein Auditorium at noon on Saturday and its graduate convocation at 3 p.m. the same day. The undergraduate reception will be in Hinds Hall. Wiley Cerilli, an SU alumnus and entrepreneur, will deliver the convocation address, per the iSchool website.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Newhouse’s convocation will be held in the Carrier Dome on Saturday at 12:30 p.m., with a reception to follow at 2:30 p.m. in the tents set up on the Quad. Lakshmi Singh, a Class of 1994 alumna and NPR newscaster, will deliver the convocation address, per the Newhouse website.

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

SUNY-ESF will hold its commencement ceremony for all undergraduates on Saturday at 3 p.m. in Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena and Events Center. Prior to commencement, there will be curriculum-specific faculty receptions on SUNY-ESF’s campus at noon.

University College

The commencement for University College will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday in Hendricks Chapel, with a reception immediately following the ceremony in a tent on the Quad.

Places to Be:

Below are locations and times for each convocation ceremony this weekend.

Carrier Dome

College of Law — Friday at 1 p.m.

College of Arts and Sciences undergraduates — Saturday at 8:30 a.m.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications — Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Martin J. Whitman School of Management undergraduates — Saturday at 4 p.m.

College of Visual and Performing Arts undergraduates — Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Syracuse University Commencement — Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center

Martin J. Whitman School of Management master’s and doctoral degree candidates — Saturday at 9 a.m.

School of Information Studies undergraduates — Saturday at noon

School of Information Studies master’s and doctoral degree candidates — Saturday at 3 p.m.

Hendricks Chapel

University College — Thursday at 6 p.m.

Maxwell’s master’s degree candidates — Friday at 10 a.m.

School of Architecture — Saturday at 9 a.m.

Manley Field House

College of Engineering and Computer Science — Saturday at 8:30 a.m.

School of Education — Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics — Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College

College of Arts and Sciences master’s and doctoral degree candidates — Saturday at 2 p.m.

College of Visual and Performing Arts master’s and doctoral degree candidates — Saturday at 4 p.m.

SRC Arena and Events Center

SUNY-ESF Commencement – Saturday at 3 p.m.

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