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Past Matriculation Speakers

Listed here are notable figures who have spoken at Adelphi’s Matriculation Ceremony.

Ceremony Date Keynote Speaker Title
August 27, 2017 Bernard E. Clair ’73, J.D. Co-Chairman, Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP
August 28, 2016 Marc Stephenson Strachan ’81 VP Corporate Relations, Constituent Affairs
August 30, 2015 Kathleen Rice United States House of Representatives
September 2, 2014 Al Trautwig ’78, ’17 (Hon.) Emmy-Award winning Sportscaster
August 26, 2013 Peter Principato ’87 Former Member, Adelphi University Board of Trustees; Founding partner of Principato-Young Entertainment
August 27, 2012 Robert Kavner ’65 Technology Start-up Entrepreneur
August 29, 2011 Gayle D. Insler, Ph.D. Former Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
August 30, 2010 Christopher D. Saridakis ’90 Former Chief Executive Officer, GSI Commerce
August 28, 2009 Gayle D. Insler, Ph.D. Former Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
August 28, 2008 Todd Robinson ’82 Screenwriter, Director, and Producer
August 23, 2007 Robert G. Darling ’81, M.D., FACEP Former Member, Adelphi University Board of Trustees; former White House Physician
August 25, 2006

Dr. Lester B. Baltimore, Ph.D.

 

Frank J. Bivona ’77

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

 

CEO, Financial Guaranty Insurance Co.

August 26, 2005 Gregory W. Meeks U.S. Representative, New York’s 5th District
August 27, 2004 Richard Garner, Ph.D. Founding Dean, Honors College
September 2, 2003 Betty Jane (B.J.) Scheihing SVP Worldwide Operations & Human Resources Arrow Electronics, Inc.
 
 
 
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