Category Archives: Commencement

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History, family and academic achievement commemorated at First World Graduation

Select representatives of the SUNY New Paltz Class of 2015 were inaugurated into the First World New Paltz (FWNP) alumni society during the 41st Annual First World Graduation ceremony on…

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Honors Program sends off 2015 graduates with ceremony and reception

The SUNY New Paltz Honors Program provides highly motivated students with an atmosphere conducive to independent thinking, creativity, respect and social responsibility, and offers opportunities to engage in deep learning…

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More than 1,500 new grads walk at 2015 SUNY New Paltz Commencement

Undergraduates representing the classes of August 2014, December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015 stood before their families, friends and the faculty and staff of the College and received their…

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Advanced degrees bestowed at 2015 SUNY New Paltz Graduate Commencement

More than 200 students representing the classes of August 2014, December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015 proudly donned caps and gowns to walk the stage at the SUNY New…

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College honors Outstanding Graduates before an audience of friends, family and faculty

The 2015 SUNY New Paltz Outstanding Graduates ceremony was held May 15 in recognition of the superb achievement, in and out of the classroom, of a select group of undergraduate…

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Members of the Class of 2015 raise their glasses at Senior Toast

The sixth annual SUNY New Paltz Senior Toast saw the biggest turnout yet, as hundreds of students joined their faculty mentors and campus administrators in a salute to past achievements…

Marisa Gargaro ’15 (left) and Sarah Walling ’14 (right).

College names Class of 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian

Marisa Gargaro ’15 of West Islip, N.Y., has been named the Class of 2015 valedictorian at SUNY New Paltz. As the top student in her class, Gargaro will address her…

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College to celebrate Commencement

SUNY New Paltz will hold the 2015 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, on the Old Main Quadrangle on the New Paltz campus. The Graduate Ceremony…

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Q&A with Bre Pettis, Undergraduate Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient

SUNY New Paltz will award an honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.) degree to Bre Pettis, during the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Tell us about Bold Machines…

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Bre Pettis, innovator, artist and advanced manufacturing pioneer, to receive honorary degree; speak at SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Commencement

SUNY New Paltz will award an honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.) degree to Bre Pettis, co-founder and former CEO of MakerBot, a Brooklyn, N.Y. – based global leader in…