October 01, 2013 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Robert McLaughlin College Center
President Ann Marie Murray will talk with students about the satisfaction of completing a degree, specifically the benefits of completing an associate’s degree. Speakers will include Adam Lisser, a military veteran currently enrolled in Herkimer’s Criminal Justice: Cybersecurity program, and Katie Maneen, of Frankfort, a 2011 graduate of the Communication Arts: New Media program who continued her education at Utica College and now works in the advertising department at the Observer Dispatch. Dean of Students Matthew Hawes will discuss perseverance and motivation and Dean of Academic Affairs Michael Oriolo who will discuss academic support. Twelve alumni will participate in an Alumni Showcase, in which they explain how completing their degrees made a real difference in their lives and careers. A Commit to Complete banner signing for all students and faculty/staff who haven’t signed before will be held, as well as some fun activities including a photo booth where students can imagine themselves as a graduate and a special “Commit To Complete” cake.
Events are open to the public free of charge.
Type of event: Public