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Class of 2020 celebration video

Marketing and Communications staff

This video celebrates the Class of 2020. Fredonia is so proud of your patience and persistence in achieving your goals!

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Fredonia to honor graduates with a celebratory video

Marketing and Communications staff

The State University of New York at Fredonia will celebrate the Class of 2020 virtually on Saturday – the day of the university's originally scheduled Commencement.

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Commencement rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8

Marketing and Communications staff

Fredonia's 2020 Commencement ceremonies have been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8. Interim President Dennis L. Hefner made the announcement in an email to the campus community Monday.

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Trio to receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Student Excellence

Roger Coda

Alyson Baumann, Avril King and Caroline Schettler, seniors at Fredonia who excelled in the classroom and collectively have six academic majors and two minors, will receive the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

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Pratt selected to receive Lanford Presidential Prize

Marketing and Communications staff

Fredonia native Brigham Pratt has been named the recipient of the 2020 Lanford Presidential Prize from the Oscar and Esther Lanford Endowment of the Fredonia College Foundation.

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Commencement speaker and alumnus challenges the Class of 2019

Jeff Woodard

As he addressed the Class of 2019 at Fredonia on May 18, Dr. Shaun C. Nelms felt commonality with the graduates sitting before him in Steele Hall. “You will be expected…to leave a lasting impression on the world,” Dr. Nelms said. “I understand this transition too well…as a proud graduate of the (Fredonia) Class of 1999.”

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Fredonia Commencement on Saturday to be live-streamed

Lisa Eikenburg

Commencement 2019 at Fredonia will be live-streamed and will begin at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, including of both ceremonies in the Steele Hall arena combining undergraduate and master’s degree and advanced certificate graduates. There will be a link to connect from the university’s home page at www.fredonia.edu.

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Urban educational pioneer, Fredonia graduate to deliver Commencement address

Roger Coda

Dr. Shaun C. Nelms, superintendent of East High School, once a persistently failing school that has been reborn through an innovative partnership between the Rochester City School District and the University of Rochester, will deliver the 2019 Commencement address at Fredonia on Saturday, May 18.

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