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Commencement 2009
If you would like copies of the Commencement program, please contact Karen Munkenbeck at 516.877.3480, or

Commencement Address
Dr. Robert A. Scott, president of Adelphi University (PDF 40KB)

Student Speeches
Atara Stern (PDF 92KB)
Graduate Student Representative

Lorraine Alexis (PDF 95.6KB)
President of the Class of 2009

Commencement Videos
Adelphi University's 113th Commencement Exercises on May 21, 2009 have been recorded.

Click here to view the videos

Let Your Celebration Be Part of the News!
Graduates and families, share your celebration!

Newsday has created a new concept in an effort to make graduation coverage more vibrant and visual, as well as to provide more avenues for graduates and their families to mark their celebrations and to hear more student voices.

Families and students can log on to the sites below to post photos and videos on Newsday's website. Celebrate your graduation memory, or take this opportunity to say goodbye as you embark on a new journey-or send a thank you to families, friends, faculty, and those who helped to make this graduation moment possible.

Take a moment to share your memory...
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Press Release
- Adelphi University Honors Joan Kuster '51 with the Ruth Stratton Harley Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

- Prize-Winning Photojournalist, Audrey Ronning Topping, to Receive Honorary Degree from Adelphi University

- Adelphi University Holds its 113th Commencement on May 21, 2009

- Seymour Topping, Renowned Journalist and Former Managing Editor of the New York Times, to Receive Honorary Degree from Adelphi University

- Suzy Dalton Sonenberg M.S.W. 76, Executive Director of the Long Island Community Foundation, to Receive Honorary Degree from Adelphi University

  Online Commencement Application

  Parents and Students
- What to Expect on
  Commencement Day
- Packet for Undergraduate,
  Masters, &
  Advanced Certificate
  - (PDF 410KB)
- Packet for Doctoral
  candidates - (143KB)

  Commencement FAQ's

  Students at Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Hudson Valley Centers

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Visiting Adelphi University
- Directions to Nassau
- Where to Sit
- Maps and Directions to
- Places to Stay
- Places to Eat
- Commencement

Key Contacts
Need more information about Commencement schedules and activities? Find phone numbers and emails for key contacts.

Remembering Adelphi University
See a photo gallery of past Commencement exercises and find out current benefits offered to alumni.
- Alumni Benefits and Services
- Commencement History