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Convocation

Undergraduate Convocation

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Location: Goldstein Auditorium - Schine Student Center

Time: 12 p.m. (noon)

A light reception will follow in Hinds Hall. All graduating students, their families and friends are invited and encouraged to attend. No tickets are required.

Presiding: 
Dean Raj Dewan

Class Marshals: 
Adam Lewis Bayer
Ghufran E. Salih

Master's and Doctorate Convocation

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Location: Goldstein Auditorium - Schine Student Center

Time: 3 p.m.

A light reception will follow in Hinds Hall. All graduates, their families and friends are invited and encouraged to attend. No tickets are required.

Presiding: Dean Raj Dewan


Live Video Stream

A live video stream will be broadcast for each of Saturday's ceremonies, as well as for Sunday's Commencement. The streams are available at: commencement.syr.edu/livestream


iSchool Convocation Speaker

Kenny Rosenblatt ‘96– a Syracuse University iSchool alumnus – is the cofounder and President of Arkadium, a leading developer of games designed specifically for grownup players.  Arkadium has developed several hit games that have generated over $100mm in revenue and have been enjoyed on over 800 million devices.

 Kenny is passionate about leading Arkadium based on “evergreen” principles that prioritize sustained, employee-centric, profitable growth far into the future.  In 2019, Arkadium was named “Best Place to Work” by Inc. Magazine and awarded a “Small Giant” by Forbes.

 Kenny is a regular speaker at industry conferences, including Game Developers Conference (GDC) & Casual Connect, and he has been an active member of the International Game Developer Association (IGDA). In 2017 he won Syracuse University iSchool’s Impact of the Year Award at the 2nd Annual Alumni Awards. He’s also been featured in major publications like Bloomberg Business, Forbes and Business Insider. A huge Orange fan, Kenny is an endurance athlete, competing annually in marathons, Ironmans and adventure races. He lives in Manhattan with Jessica and their three boys.


Syracuse University Commencement Information

Visit commencement.syr.edu for the latest information,  updates, and reminders

Accessible Accommodations

Sign language interpreters and/or computer aided real-time translation (CART) will be provided at the iSchool's Saturday Convocation ceremonies as well as Commencement.

For accessible shuttle information, please see Parking and Buses.

Syracuse University does not provide wheelchairs for Commencement weekend. Find out more information about local wheelchair rental.

For general information regarding Syracuse University’s accessibility for students, staff and guests, visit the Office of Disability Services.

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