• LaGuardia's 50th Annual Commencement
    June 21, 2022 @ Queens College

    PRESIDING Kenneth Adams, BA, MA, President of the College
    PROCESSIONAL Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 2 by Sir Edward Elgar
    WELCOME Nicolle Fernandes, BS, MS, PhD, RDN
    Grand Marshal

    President Kenneth Adams
    MUSIC Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key (1814)
    Performed by TBD
    Under the direction of Prof. Lisa DeSpain, BMus, MMus
    Conducted by Prof. Thomas Dempsey, BMus, MMus
    The audience is requested to remain standing until after the National Anthem is performed
    INTRODUCTIONS Fay M. Butler, BA, MA, MEd, EdD
    Interim Associate Dean for Student Success
    GREETINGS Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, BA, PhD
    Chancellor, The City University of New York

    Lely Nourmania, AA, BA
    LaGuardia Class of 2017

    Talha Islam
    Representative, Class of 2022
    KEYNOTE ADDRESS The Honorable Mayra Linares-Garcia, BA
    Member, Board of Trustees of The City University of New York
    SPECIAL PRESENTATION Dionne Miller, BSc, MPhil, PhD
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES Paul Arcario, BA, MA, MEd, PhD
    Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
    CONFERRING OF DEGREES President Kenneth Adams
    RECESSIONAL Musical Medley
    Performed by TBD
    Under the direction of Prof. Lisa DeSpain, BMus, MMus
    Conducted by Prof. Thomas Dempsey, BMus, MMus
    The audience is requested to remain seated until the Recessional is completed


    *Program subject to change