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ESF to Confer 361 Degrees

Commencement exercises May 12...


The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will confer about 361 degrees during commencement exercises May 12.

During the ceremonies, ESF will confer 268 bachelor’s degrees, 73 master’s degrees and about 20 doctoral degrees.

The college also awards associate in applied sciences degrees at its Ranger School in the Adirondack community of Wanakena. Thirty-six students in the forest technology program will receive those degrees during a ceremony May 18 at Clifton-Fine High School at 11 a.m.

The college’s traditional Commencement Convocation will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 11 in the Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral candidates will be honored. During the convocation, Faculty Honors will be bestowed upon the top student in each of the college’s discipline areas.

The senior class will sponsor the year-in-review presentation at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 11. The video can be seen at that time in both Moon Library and the Alumni Lounge in Marshall Hall.

On Sunday, May 12 a continental breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in Alumni Lounge followed by a recognition ceremony for advanced degree candidates.

ESF’s Commencement exercises will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Carrier Dome, in conjunction with those of Syracuse University. Class Marshals leading the ESF degree candidates in the commencement procession are Amanda O’Connor of Wyalusing, Pa. and Daniel J. Zuniga of Rochester. The class valedictorian is Christiana R. Admiral of Clinton, Wash. And the salutatorians are Jonathan M. Nuwer of Marilla and Robert A. Slesak of Rochester.

Faculty Honors will be bestowed upon the following students: Sunny L. Jardine of Kailua, Hawaii, environmental studies; Admiral, environmental and forest biology; Shannon T. K. Duerr of Syracuse, dual option in environmental and forest biology/forest resource management; Slesak, forest and natural resource management; Terry A. Mohrien of Binghamton, paper science and engineering; Aaron M. Churchill of Huguenot, construction management and wood products engineering; John V. Goin of Gardiner, environmental resources and forest engineering; Nuwer, chemistry; and Brian E. Dooley of Honeoye Falls, landscape architecture.