• LaGuardia Community College 47th Annual Commencement Exercises
    June 13, 2019 @ Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

    MUSICAL MEDLEY LaGuardia Video 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  
    PRESIDING Gail O. Mellow, AA, BA, MA, PhD, President of the College
    WELCOME Arianna Martinez, BA, 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)
    Performed by combined choirs of the LaGuardia Community College Music Program
    Under the direction of Prof. Lisa DeSpain, BMus Comp, MMus
    Conducted by Prof. Thomas Dempsey, BMus, MMus
      The audience is requested to remain standing until after the National Anthem is sung.
    GREETINGS BOT REP
     
    The Honorable Henry T. Berger, BS, JD
    Member, the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York
    GREETINGS ALUMNI REP
    Aida Akim-Escriva, AA, BA
    LaGuardia Class of 2015
    GREETINGS CLASS REP Kishauna Givans
    Representative, Class of 2019
    COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS President Mellow
    CONFERRING OF DEGREES President Mellow
    Candidates presented by Provost Arcario
    Graduates will be asked to stand by academic degree. The President will then confer each group separately.
    Confetti cannons are deployed after the provost congratulates the graduating class.
    RECESSIONAL MUSIC The Platform Party exits the arena


    *Program subject to change