WHAT: 99th Commencement Exercises
WHEN: Monday, May 21, 11 a.m. (Schools of Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences)
Tuesday, May 22, 11 a.m. (Schools of Business, Engineering Technology)
WHERE: Nold Athletic Complex, Farmingdale State College, SUNY
DETAILS: Nearly 1,400 students are eligible to receive their degrees at Farmingdale's Spring Commencement. Almost 1,200 will receive a bachelor's degree, and about 200 will receive an associate degree.
Business Management student Elizabeth Antonelli, of Islip, has been named valedictorian. She is founder of the College's Women in Business Club, has served as secretary of the Economics Club, and as vice president of the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society/Farmingdale chapter.
Sixty-one graduates will be recognized with the Student Award for Academic Excellence for being at the top of their programs, both academically and in community involvement.
Five students have received SUNY's Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. Five faculty and staff have been similarly honored by SUNY.