This past weekend was SUNY Cortland’s 150th commencement, but this week the attention shift’s to Tompkins Cortland Community College’s 50th.
Nearly 600 graduates will be celebrated this Thursday (May 23) at a ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m. in the College’s gymnasium.
President Orinthia Montague will preside over the ceremony, along with remarks by Board of Trustees Chair Raymond Schlather and Student Trustee Chad Miller.
The ceremony will include recognition for students, faculty, and staff who have won awards.
Distinguished Alumni awards will be presented and the College will pay tribute to this year’s Friend of the College recipient.
TC3 also recently honored this year’s 12 retirees and their impressive 331 years of combined service (an average of more than 27.5 years each).
Among the names on that list:
- Mimi Ansbro
- Frank Bickford
- Susan Cerretani
- Larry Chase
- Rick Grossman
- Martha Hubbard
- Barbara Kobritz
- Bonnie Moffett
- Cathy Northrop
- Karen Pastorello
- Tammy Smith
- Marilyn Webb
Photos of that celebratory event are available on the TC3 Facebook page.