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Calendar of Events

Monday, May 15, 2017
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Queens Graduate Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena
6 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker: Michael Dorato ’71P, ’73GP, ’76Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Smithers Avanza

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The School of Education Queens Graduate Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena
6 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker: Sonia Nieto ’65Ed, Professor Emerita, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business Queens Graduate Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena
6 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker and Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Commercial Science: William J. Janetschek, Jr. ’84CBA, Member and Chief Financial Officer, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Member of the Board of Trustees, St. John’s University

Thursday, May 18, 2017
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Queens Graduate Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena
6 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker and Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Commercial Science: Patricia Castel Skarulis ’66C, ’68G, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Member of the Board of Trustees, St. John’s University

Family Graduate Dinner (Staten Island candidates)
Campus Center, Upper Level, Staten Island Campus
6 p.m.

Friday, May 19, 2017
College of Professional Studies Queens Graduate Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena
5 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker: Frank Bisignano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, First Data Corp.

Staten Island Baccalaureate Mass and Family Dessert Reception
Campus Center, Upper Level, Staten Island Campus
7 p.m.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Staten Island Commencement Exercises
Great Lawn, Staten Island Campus
10 a.m.
Commencement Speaker: Lois T. Nicotra ’77NDC, ’83GEd, Chairman/Owner, The Nicotra Group LLC

Queens Baccalaureate Mass
St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus
4 p.m.

Family Graduate Dinner (Queens undergraduate candidates)
Carnesecca Arena, Queens Campus
5:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Queens Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
Great Lawn, Queens Campus
10 a.m.
Commencement Speaker and Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters: His Eminence Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Commercial Science: Paul M. Carroll ’69CBA, ’71MBA, ’79APC, Retired Banker and Member of the Board of Trustees, St. John’s University

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Law School Commencement Exercises
Carnesecca Arena, Queens Campus
12 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker and Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Laws: Hon. Janet DiFiore ’81L, Chief Judge of the State of New York and Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals

Sunday, June 11, 2017
Rome Commencement Exercises
Courtyard, Rome Campus
6 p.m.
Ceremony Speaker: Nicola Pedde, Ph.D. ’00G, Director, Institute for Global Studies