SUNY ORANGE 63rd Commencement - May 18, 2013
Perhaps now, more than ever, the value of an advanced academic degree is quite evident.
As you depart SUNY Orange for the next phase of your academic career, or as you embark upon a new or revamped professional path, I am confident the College has prepared you to tackle the challenges that await. The College's reputation as a rigorous academic institution will always accompany you and will serve you well, particularly in difficult economic times.
I congratulate you upon reaching this most significant milestone. Commencement remains my favorite event of each academic year. As you walk across the stage to accept your degree, you celebrate having accomplished a special achievement in your life.
I wish only the best for your future. Enjoy Commencement and savor your successes, but most importantly, be proud of your accomplishments. You've worked hard to get here.
Best of luck from all of us at SUNY Orange.