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Commencement ceremony schedule highlights are listed below.

Commencement Ceremony

Procession of degree candidates, LifePrep completion candidates, administrative staff, faculty, trustees, commencement speaker, and college president

America the Beautiful by Tayler Kochan '19

Nazareth Class of 2019 Invocation by Jamie Fazio '97, M.Div., college chaplain

President's Charge to the Graduates by Daan Braveman, J.D., president of Nazareth College

Introduction of Commencement Speaker by Daan Braveman

Commencement Address
by Marisa Geitner '92, '95, president/CEO of Heritage Christian Services

Honorary Degrees to Marisa Geitner '92, '95 and James A. Costanza

Graduate Class Charge by Bethany Iraci-McBane


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Music

Undergraduate Class Senior Charge by Julianna Gatto '18


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Completion of LifePrep@Naz Post-Secondary Transition Program Certificates

Benediction by Rev. Nadia Mullin, chaplain, Center for Spirituality

Alma Mater by Yingxi Liu '19

Recessional by Nazareth College Quintet