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Peggy Kiraly

Congratulations to my granddaughter, Kristianaโค You are so hard-working & motivated to succeed. Congrats on all your accomplishments! "She Believed she Could, so she Did" Love & Happiness Always, Momere, ๐Ÿ˜

Faculty / Staff 05/21/2021

Peggy Kiraly

Congratulations Class of 2021! You have worked hard and endured through challenging times. You did it! Congratulations on your achievement.

Faculty / Staff 05/21/2021

Karen Blakeslee
Special Education, 1985

Congratulations to Shannon Blakeslee and all the 2021 graduates! You made it through college during a challenging time and your perseverance and flexibility will take you far! Now go live your best life! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐ŸŽ“

Parent Alumni 05/21/2021

Sarah Foristel

Sarah you did it. All of your hard work and dedication paid off. You are amazing and I'm so proud of you. Love you so much Mom

Parent 05/20/2021

Olga M

Congratulations to my beautiful niece Danielle Jackson. I told you you could do it and you did it with it with a bang. Now itโ€™s time to take a much deserved break then you can put all the hard work to good use being an RN.

Parent 05/19/2021

Danielle Darga

Congratulations Cortnee Lee Darga! I am so very proud of you and all your accomplishments. I love you! Aunt Danielle

Parent 05/19/2021

Muhumira Gift

Congratulations to my friend Samuel "The future belongs to those who beleive in the beauty of their Dreams" Dare to shine dear Samuel Mbanda๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘ Yours Gift Muhumira _Go on...._

Parent 05/19/2021

Kirk McKain

From Kingston, Jamaica, congratulations to Shanice on accomplishing another milestone on your journey of life. Continue to strive for excellence, the best is yet to come. Thanks to SCSU for providing the environment for Shanice to realize today.

Parent 05/19/2021

Nereida Mercado
Master degree

I'm so very proud of you Victoria Pagan from your auntie Nereida Mercado โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿฅฐ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŒนโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿคฉ

Alumni 05/19/2021

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Parent 05/19/2021

Susan Pendagast

Congratulations Mike! You did it and we are so proud of you! You are amazing. Good luck with all you do. We love you. XOXO Mom Dad Joe and Rob

Parent 05/18/2021

Youstina Youssef

Congratulations to my beautiful Auntie, Ghada Gabriel for her tremendous efforts! We love you and are so proud of you! May God continue to bless you! You did it!!! <3 +

Parent 05/18/2021

Jessica Kenty-Drane
Chair, Sociology

Class of 2021 you are astounding! I am so very proud of the tenacity of our graduating seniors and graduate students who persevered despite a global pandemic. Watching you navigate work, care giving, and pandemic protocols whilst earning your degree was humbling! Congrats!

Faculty / Staff 05/18/2021

Tracy Tyree
Vice President, Student Affairs

Congratulations Southern graduates! We are so lucky that you chose SCSU for your educational journey. I wish you all the best as you go out and change the world. Remember, you always have a home here. We hope you'll visit often and be active alumni!

Faculty / Staff 05/17/2021

Nadine Hilkert

Congratulations, your parents Thomas and Manuela are so proud of you, you have achieved your school and sporting goals with a lot of ambition, diligence and perseverance. We will watch your ceremony online with admiration.

Parent 05/17/2021

Matthew Hampton

Congratulations Matt, we couldnโ€™t be prouder of or happier for you. Wishing you happiness and success in all you do. Love, Gpa and family

Parent 05/16/2021

John Lance MacDonald

Congratulations to our Grad! John you have worked so hard these last 4 years to get to this day. We are beyond proud of your accomplishments and know that this is a big step in the beginning of a wonderful future. With Love and Pride Mom, Dad, Lauren and Kariesol.

Parent 05/16/2021

Amy Smoyer
Associate Professor, Social Work

Congratulations to the entire Class of 2021, especially our Social Work majors. Your persistence and hard work will never be forgotten. As you move forward in life, I invite you to consider the words of social activist and scholar bell hooks: "Love is an action, never simply a feeling." Onward!

Faculty / Staff 05/08/2021

Deborah Weiss
Dr. Deborah Weiss, Communication Disorders

Dear Class of '21, Congratulations on behalf of the Faculty Senate! You have persevered through a very difficult time to arrive at this milestone. Your resilience and courage are admirable. Godspeed to you as you embark on the next chapter in your life, wherever it takes you.

Faculty / Staff 05/07/2021

Linda W. Ferraro
Adjunct, Management/BIS

Thank you graduates for letting us be a part of your journey. Your accomplishments, perseverance and good humor are inspirations to us all. "the future is wide open..."

Faculty / Staff 05/07/2021

Doris Marino
Associate Professor, School Health Education/Health and Movement Sciences

I am proud of your success in completing a degree. I wish you the best in health and happiness. Congratulation for your success. May you continue to reach new heights in all your adventures in life. Go Owls!

Faculty / Staff 05/06/2021

Aschlyn Dawson

Aschlyn, there are absolutely no words for me to express how VERY PROUD I am of all that you have accomplished at SCSU. Not only were you a part of the Honor's College, but you will soon be a RN! Proud, Proud Mom. Love you always and forever!

Parent 05/06/2021

Marie McDaniel
Associate Professor of History/Writing Center Director, History

Congratulations Class of 2021! You have made your place in history by graduating college in a pandemic. You should be very proud of yourselves, as we are of you. Your accomplishments bode well for your futures. Have amazing adventures, but come back and visit!

Faculty / Staff 05/06/2021

Walter Stutzman
Lecturer, Music & FYE
Music, 2009

In this most remarkable of times, you persisted and completed your degree. You're ready for anything! Best wishes for a fulfilling, peaceful, and healthy next step in your life.

Faculty / Staff Alumni 05/06/2021

Lew DeLuca
Financial Literacy Coordinator, Financial Literacy & Advising

Congrats and wishing you financial wellness in your future! Happy to assist with any life after college money questions as you begin a new financial chapter in life.

Faculty / Staff 05/06/2021

Karyn Watts
Secretary, Political Science

CONGRATS, Political Science majors! I'm in awe of your hard work and determination. Not even a pandemic can get in the way of you accomplishing your goals. Come back and visit! :)

Faculty / Staff 05/06/2021

Zheni Wang
Assistant Professor, Management/IB

What a great achievement during the global pandemic for the class 2021! Learning is a life-long journey which never ends with your graduation. Celebrate with the ones you love and never stop learning for fun! Go, Owls!

Faculty / Staff 04/30/2021

Sabrina Shaw
Liberal Arts class of 2015

Congratulations on all your hard work Shannon P! We are all so proud of you! Love Sabrina, Cody, Shane, Mom, Gram and Sean

Parent Alumni 04/26/2021

Amy Grotzke
Asst. Director of External Relations, School of Business

Congratulations to the School of Business 2021 graduates! It has been a joy getting to know you through the Business Success Center, the Women's Leadership Program, and your clubs and activities. Please stay connected on LinkedIn; I look forward to celebrating your continued successes! Go Owls!

Faculty / Staff 04/23/2021

Yarixa Santiago

We survived Corona virus and graduation!! Special shoutout to all the Public Health graduates. WE DID IT CLASS OF 2021!!!!!!!