Excelsior College Annual Commencement Celebrations Scheduled for July 11-12

Albany, NY — Excelsior College, a not-for-profit, accredited online institution, welcomes graduates from around the world for its annual Commencement Celebration on July 11 and 12, 2019.
The Awards Convocation honors graduates for their accomplishments, distinguished faculty, and alumni who have made substantial personal, professional, and community contributions. This ceremony will be on Thursday, July 11 at 5:30pm at the Albany Capital Center.

The 48th Annual Commencement of Excelsior College will take place Friday, July 12, at 3 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Hall in Albany. The Commencement ceremony is familyoriented with the traditional pomp and circumstance. Highlights include remarks by a fellow graduate. This year, Congressman Paul D. Tonko will be our Commencement Speaker and presented with an honorary degree (Doctor of Humane Letters). For more information, visit the schedule of events.

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Excelsior College (excelsior.edu) is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit online college focused on helping adults complete their degrees and advance their careers. The college contributes to the development of a diverse, educated, and career-ready society by valuing lifelong learning with an emphasis on serving individuals historically underrepresented in higher education. Founded in 1971, Excelsior meets students where they are – academically and geographically – removing obstacles to the educational goals of adults pursuing continuing education and degree completion. Our pillars include innovation, flexibility, academic excellence, and integrity. Learn more at excelsior.edu.