Spring 2023 Commencement Details Announced
On Thursday, May 18, St. Francis College (SFC) will hold commencement exercises for approximately 500 students.
The ceremony — scheduled to begin at noon at the Coney Island Amphitheater — will recognize students who are candidates for associate’s, bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate or master’s degrees. Acting president Tim Cecere will be among the SFC leaders addressing students, faculty members and other invitees. Dr. Jennifer Lancaster, the College’s vice-president for academic affairs and academic dean, will announce the candidates’ names and present awards.
Speakers at the ceremony will include Melissa Gonzalez, a candidate for a B.S. in nursing, who will deliver the valedictory address. Ashtyn Van Horn, a candidate for a B.A./M.A. in psychology, will introduce the keynote speaker, Helen Arteaga Landaverde, the chief executive officer of NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst.
Commencement at a Glance
What: Honoring approximately 500 students who are candidates for associate’s, bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate or master’s degrees
When: Thursday, May 18, 2023
12 p.m. EDT
Please register here.
Where: Coney Island Amphitheater
3052 West 21st Street, on the Coney Island Boardwalk
Livestream: Available on YouTube.
Keynote Speaker: Helen Arteaga Landaverde, CEO, NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst
Valedictorian: Melissa Gonzalez
Student Speaker: Ashtyn Van Horn
Members of the Media: Email [email protected] to arrange coverage.