SUNY Empire State College
2012 Graduations

3,300 to Graduate this Spring

Welcome to the SUNY Empire State College graduation page.

At 3,300 and counting, the class of 2012 sets a record for the largest number of graduates in the 41-year history of the college.

This year's ceremonies are scheduled for June 2-16, from Buffalo to Long Island; the date, time and location of each are available on the lower left of this page.

Check the Graduation News & Information and Honorary Degree sections for additional details about the students and speakers participating in each event.

You also can follow us on Twitter at #ESCgrads and SUNYEmpire, like us on Facebook and look for photographs on our Picasa page after each event.

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Past graduations were great!
See for yourself by watching the video highlights.


& Times

June 2, 2012,
10 a.m.  info »

Niagara Frontier
Center Graduation

Buffalo State College,
Buffalo, NY

June 2, 2012,
4 p.m.  info »

Central New York
Center Graduation

John H. Mulroy Civic
Center, Syracuse, NY

June 3, 2012,
3 p.m.  info »

Hudson Valley
Center Graduation

Purchase College,
Purchase, NY

June 9, 2012,
3 p.m.  info »

Center for Distance
Learning Graduation

Saratoga City Center,
Saratoga Springs, NY

June 9, 2012,
11 a.m.  info »

Center Graduation

The Egg
Empire State Plaza,
Albany, NY

June 10, 2012,
2 p.m.  info »

Genesee Valley
Center Graduation

Rochester Riverside Convention Center,
Rochester, NY

June 14, 2012,
6 p.m.  info »

Center Graduation

Columbia University
Alfred Lerner Hall,
New York, NY

June 15, 2012,
6:30 p.m.  info »

Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies Graduation

Columbia University
Alfred Lerner Hall,
New York, NY

June 16, 2012,
11 a.m.  info »

Long Island
Center Graduation

Tilles Center
C.W. Post Campus,
Long Island University,
Greenvale, NY

June 23, 2012

11 a.m. EDT from UNYP at

International Programs Graduation

Palace Žofín
Prague, Czech Republic



Diana G. Oblinger

Oblinger is president and CEO of EDUCAUSE.

Michael A. Peters

Peters is a professor of policy, cultural and social studies in education at the University of Waikato

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