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43rd Commencement Exercises
Order of Exercises

Augustine Okereke, Senior Vice President & Provost (Interim)


Grand Marshal
Anthony Udeogalanya, Professor, Department of Biology

Honor Guards
CPO Ruel Boodram and CPO Damion Clarke
Reverend Dr. Gary V. Simpson, Pastor of Concord Baptist Church

The Star Spangled Banner
Lift Every Voice and Sing (1st verse only)

Rudolph F. Crew, President
Representative, Board of Trustees, City University of New York
Special Guests*

Valedictory Address
Chana Heintz

Message to Graduates
Evangeline Byars, Senior Class President

Introduction of Speaker
Rudolph F. Crew, President

Commencement Address
Michael Eric Dyson

Presentation of Honorary Degree

Conferral of Degrees
Presentation of the Graduates

School of Business
Augustine Okereke, Senior Vice President & Provost (Interim)

School of Liberal Arts and Education
George Irish, Dean (Interim)

School of Science, Health and Technology
Mohsin Patwary, Dean

The City University of New York Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
Augustine Okereke, Senior Vice President & Provost (Interim)

Closing Remarks
Rudolph F. Crew, President

Imam Adib Rashid, Masjid Abdul Muhsi Khalifah, Inc.


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