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Larry Hirschhorn ’80 will be the main speaker at the 2023 commencement ceremony. Senior Francesca Infante-Meehan is the Class of 2023 speaker and Loki Mullholand, a civil rights activist, filmmaker and author, will receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters.

College announces commencement speakers for Class of 2023

By Noa Ran-Ressler, Assistant News Editor April 19, 2023
In a statement released April 18, Ithaca College announced three commencement speakers and one honorary degree recipient. 
Commencement changes contribute to frustration

Commencement changes contribute to frustration

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan November 2, 2022

Commencement has slowly become synonymous with apprehension since the nationwide cancellation of graduation ceremonies in Spring 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Like many collegiate institutions,...

As the graduates turned their tassels from the right to the left, and as blue and white confetti shot up into the air, the Class of 2022’s journey at Ithaca College came to a close.

Commencement Ceremonies held for graduating Class of 2022

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Co Life and Culture Editor May 26, 2022
Students cheerfully donned blue and white caps and gowns in celebration after a long academic year alongside family, faculty and staff for the Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremonies.
In an email sent to the campus community April 25, Rosanna Ferro, former vice president for Student Affairs and Campus Life, reminded students to act with caution and care when celebrating to ensure the health and safety of the community. One celebration, Kendall Day, is a tradition started in 2008 by students.

Kendall Day celebration proceeds despite COVID-19 risk

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer May 4, 2022
The college is encouraging Ithaca College students looking to celebrate the end of classes to celebrate responsibly because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of the Class of 2017 stand as their school is called during Commencement.

Students react to 2018 Commencement changes

By Ryan King, Staff Writer January 31, 2018
The Class of 2018 will have their names read as they walk across the stage at Commencement. Previously, graduates stood as their school was called.

Video: Congratulations Class of 2013

By Jaclyn Cataldi May 20, 2013
The class of 2013 celebrates their years of success at Ithaca College during the commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19, with IC alum and celebrity actor David Boreanaz of "Bones."
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