Jamestown community College and SUNY Fredonia both held their annual commencement ceremony over the weekend.
Anita Cizek Moore, M.S., R.N., CCRP – program director of research quality improvement at the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Cancer Center – delivered the keynote address at JCC’s 63rd commencement exercises on May 18 in the Physical Education Complex on JCC’s Jamestown Campus.
The ceremony honored 514 spring 2013 graduates, 189 December 2012 graduates, and 60 summer 2012 graduates. Also during the ceremony, the JCC Distinguished Alumnus Award was presented to Daniel C. Josephson ’77.
And Roughly 1,500 students, including the largest senior class in SUNY Fredonia’s history, crossed the Steele Hall Arena stage Saturday, receiving congratulations from President Virginia S. Horvath as they were conferred with degrees during the 186th annual Commencement ceremony.
In addition, the campus welcomed U.S. Representative Brian Higgins as its keynote speaker at both the morning and afternoon ceremonies. Congressman Higgins is a fifth-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving citizens of New York’s 26th Congressional District, including portions of Erie and Niagara counties. Until recently, Congressman Higgins’ district also encompassed Chautauqua County.