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Commencement Program

Commencement program

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Ceremonies Order Of Exercises

  • Monday, May 16, at 10:15 a.m. Arthur Ashe Stadium

    Processional

    “Pomp and Circumstance” by Sir Edward Elgar 

    Color Guard, Deans for Students, University Deans, Provost, Trustees, Honored Guests, Chair of the Board, President of the University 

    Presiding

    Marvin Krislov, JD 
    President, Pace University 

    National Anthem and Alma Mater

    Amanda Fugel, JD ’22 
    Elisabeth Haub School of Law 

    Alma Mater written by Ivan Fox ’54 (1932–2006) 
    Professor of Legal Studies 
    Lubin School of Business 

    Student Honors and Awards

    Marvin Krislov, JD 

    Conferral of Honorary Degrees

    Rob Sands, JD ’84 
    Chair, Board of Trustees 
    Marvin Krislov, JD 

    Doctor of Humane Letters 
    Baroness Ariane de Rothschild ’88, ’90 
    Financier and Philanthropist 

    Doctor of Humane Letters 
    The Honorable Eric Adams 
    Mayor of New York City 

    Opportunitas in Action Awards

    Marvin Krislov, JD 

    Marco Damiani 
    CEO, AHRC New York City 

    Joseph Kenner 
    CEO, Greystone Bakery 

    Student Address

    Victoria L. Rooney ’22 
    Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 

    President’s Message

    Marvin Krislov, JD 

    Introduction of Candidates by Class

    Vanya Quiñones, PhD 
    Provost and Executive Vice President 
    Academic Affairs 

    Conferral of Degrees in Course

    Rob Sands, JD ’84 

    Closing

    Marvin Krislov, JD 

  • Monday, May 16, at 12:00 p.m. Arthur Ashe Stadium

    Opening Remarks

    Marvin Krislov, JD 
    President, Pace University 

    Dean’s Message

    Tresmaine Grimes, PhD 

    Student Addresses

    Samantha M. Saumell ’22 
    School of Education 

    Chloe N. Mayhew 
    Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 

    Introduction of Degrees

    Tresmaine Grimes, PhD 

    Closing

    Vanya Quiñones, PhD 

  • Monday, May 16, at 12:00 p.m. Louis Armstrong Stadium

    Commencement Program

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    Arrival

    “Pomp and Circumstance” by Sir Edward Elgar 
    Triumphal March, Aida by Giuseppe Verdi 

    National Anthem

    Amanda Rita Fugel 
    Class of 2022 

    Opening Remarks

    Horace E. Anderson Jr. 
    Dean, Elisabeth Haub School of Law 

    Student Remarks

    Kelly Ann Dornan ’22 

    Mitchell Asher Quatinetz ’22 

    Conferral of Honorary Degree

    Rob Sands, JD ’84 
    Chair, Board of Trustees 

    Horace E. Anderson Jr. 

    Doctor of Laws 
    Congresswoman Grace Meng 
    US House of Representatives Sixth Congressional District of New York 
    Presented by Horace E. Anderson Jr. 

    Commencement Address

    Congresswoman Grace Meng 

    Presentation of the Class of 2022, 2021, 2020 

    S.J.D./LL.M. Degrees

    Diana Ramirez 
    Associate Director of International Affairs and Graduate Programs 

    J.D. Degrees

    Jill Gross 
    Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Law Operations 

    Closing Remarks

    Madison Renee Shaff ’22 
    President, Student Bar Association 

    Marvin Krislov 
    President, Pace University 

    Recessional

    “Two Voluntaries” by Henry Purcell 

  • Monday, May 16, at 2:00 p.m. Louis Armstrong Stadium

    Opening Remarks

    Marvin Krislov, JD 
    President, Pace University 

    Dean’s Messages

    Marcus Tye, PhD 
    College of Health Professions  

    Jonathan Hill, DPS 
    Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information 

    Student Addresses

    Juléanna Francois ’22 and Grainne McGinley ’22 
    College of Health Professions 

    Cayleigh Carson ’22 and Pravin Shinde ’22 
    Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information 

    Introduction of Degrees

    Marcus Tye, PhD 
    Dean, College of Health Professions  

    Jonathan Hill, DPS 
    Dean, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information 

    Closing

    Vanya Quiñones, PhD 

  • Monday, May 16, at 2:30 p.m. Arthur Ashe Stadium

    Opening Remarks

    Vanya Quiñones, PhD 
    Provost and Executive Vice President 
    Academic Affairs 

    Dean’s Messages

    Lawrence G. Singleton, PhD 

    Honorary Degree Recipient Address

    Baroness Ariane de Rothschild ’88, ’90 
    Financier and Philanthropist 

    Introduction of Degrees

    Lawrence G. Singleton, PhD

    Dean, Lubin School of Business

    Closing

    Marvin Krislov, JD
    President, Pace University