Commencement at the Arena

Commencement

Fairleigh Dickinson University's 71st Commencement took place on May 20, 2014. At Storify, social media links to Commencement are aggregrated in FDU Commencement 2014.

Grad Greetings: Members of the Class of 2014 recorded video messages for their family, friends, classmates, teachers and others who made a difference while they were at FDU. Recorded in Spring 2014, the video greetings were played on the IZOD Center display screens before the processional.

Complete Video of Commencement: Commencement was streamed live on the World Wide Web, and archived video can be viewed at The event was webcast live, and the complete video recording of the event beginning with the Procession of the Graduates is available online.

Text Messages: In the weeks and days before Commencement, graduates, family and friends were invited to compose messages of congratulations and thanks to be displayed during the ceremony. The majority but not all of the messages received were able to be displayed, but all the approved messages are listed here.

Commencement Program: The Program document distributed at the event lists this year's more than 3,000 graduates, and is available for download as a PDF file.

Honorary Degree Recipients

2014 Commencement Honorees FULL

From left to right above, Sung-Mo “Steve” Kang, Rachel Robinson and Joyce Carol Oates, will receive Honorary Degrees from FDU on May 20.

 

Student Pinnacle Award Recipients

2014 Commencement Pinnacle Award Winners FULL

From left to right above, Rumbidzai Kabatebate, Marah Geltzer and Megan Fry will receive Student Pinnacle Awards.