Buffalo State College will confer degrees on 1,900 undergraduate and 683 graduate students during its 146th commencement celebration, Saturday, May 19, in the Sports Arena.
Degree candidates will be honored at morning (9:00 a.m.) and afternoon (1:00 p.m.) baccalaureate ceremonies and an evening (5:00 p.m.) master’s hooding and certificate of advanced study (C.A.S.) ceremony.
The 9:00 a.m. ceremony is for degree candidates from the School of Education and School of the Professions. The 1:00 p.m. ceremony is for degree candidates from the School of Arts and Humanities and School of Natural and Social Sciences.
JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Virginia Symphony Orchestra, will receive a SUNY Honorary Doctor of Music and deliver the commencement address at the morning and afternoon ceremonies.
The Buffalo Philharmonic extends its congratulations to its beloved Maestro on this well-deserved honor!