Earlier this month, J. Michael Haynie, Ph.D., vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation and executive director of the D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families, was appointed by United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough to serve on…
Campus Community Invited to the 2022 Student Veteran Commencement Ceremony and Army and Air Force ROTC Commissioning Celebration
Time-honored traditions at the end of each spring semester, the annual student veteran ceremony and the ROTC commissioning celebration will take place on Friday, May 13. Both events are open to the public to enjoy the pomp and circumstance of these prestigious honors.
This year a total of 301 students with military ties representing all branches of the U.S. military, along with 37 future military leaders in ROTC, will earn Syracuse University diplomas at the new National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC) at the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building.
The student veteran Commencement will take place at 8 a.m. in the K.G. Tan Auditorium, and RSVPs will be accepted. There will be a light reception honoring these graduates in the NVRC at the Bisignano Grand Hall immediately following.
The commissioning celebration will also take place in the Tan Auditorium from 10:30-11:30 a.m. ET, and registration is requested. Respective pinning and salute ceremonies will take place following the University’s joint commissioning celebration.