• Program

    MUSICAL MEDLEY LaGuardia Video & Music Plays
    PROCESSIONAL Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
    Student Processional (students recognized as they march into the arena)
    Faculty & Staff Processional
    Presidential Platform Party Processional
    PRESIDING Gail O. Mellow, AA, BA, MA, PhD, President of the College
    WELCOME Reem Jaafar, BS,MA, PhD
    Grand Marshal
    WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS Paul Arcario, BA, MA, MEd, EdD
    Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
    MUSIC Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key (1814)
    Arranged and conducted by Lisa DeSpain, BMus Comp, MMus
    Performed by the LaGuardia Student Choir
    Music Program, Humanities Department
      The audience is requested to remain standing until after the National Anthem is played.
    GREETINGS BOT REP
     
    TBD
    Member, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York
    GREETINGS CHANCELLOR’S REP
    TBD
    Title
    The City University of New York
    GREETINGS BOROUGH OF QUEENS
    TBD
    President, Borough of Queens
    GREETINGS ALUMNI REP
    The Honorable Ruben Diaz, Jr, AA, BA
    President, Borough of The Bronx
    LaGuardia Class of 1998
    GREETINGS CLASS REP TBD
    Representative, Class of 2018
    KEYNOTE ADDRESS President Mellow introduces the Keynote Speaker
    Shaun King, BA
    Journalist, humanitarian and activist
    CONFERRING OF DEGREES President Mellow
    Confetti Cannons are deployed after the president confers the degrees.
    RECESSIONAL MUSIC The Platform Party exists the arena.


    *Program subject to change