Sullivan County Community College (SUNY Sullivan) held its 50th annual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17 at 1 p.m. in the Paul Gerry Fieldhouse.
248 students received diplomas this year. Graduates Rachelle Walker and April White served as the class speakers. SUNY Sullivan alumna Cathy Paty (Class of 2004) sang “The Star Spangled Banner.”
SUNY Sullivan President Dr. Karin Hilgersom, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, Sullivan County Legislator Kathleen “Kitty” Vetter and SUNY Sullivan Board of Trustees Chairperson Nicholas P. Speranza also made remarks.
Faculty, staff and students were also recognized with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards. Faculty and staff recognition included:
Earlier in the morning 13 Nursing students and seven (7) Respiratory Care students received recognition during a ceremonial pinning held in the Seelig Theatre.