For Immediate Release
May 15, 2018


Suffolk to Graduate More than 4,000

Graduation illustration

Suffolk County Community College will graduate 4,279 students at its Thursday May 24 ceremony in the Health Sports and Education Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Graduation will begin at 11 a.m.

The celebration will be live streamed from the college’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/sunysflk) and feature students speakers from each of the college’s three campuses.

The featured student speakers are:


Felicia Molzon
Eastern Campus

A communication studies major from Mastic Beach, Molzon has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester for the last two years. She served as President of Phi Theta Kappa, Vice President of the Honors Club and was also a peer mentor. A Get There from Here Scholar and a 2018 recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.


Tri Nguyen
Ammerman Campus

Nguyen came to the United States from Vietnam when he was in 10th grade and later graduated from Sachem High School-East. At Suffolk, he was an SGA Senator and member of the Campus Activities Board. He travelled to Albany with fellow students to advocate for increased funding for community colleges. Nguyen was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence and is a Get There from Here Scholar. Nguyen graduates today from Suffolk’s Honors program and plans to further his studies in communications and business.

Lacey Troy
Michael J. Grant Campus

Troy was born and raised in North Babylon and graduated from St. John the Baptist High School. At Suffolk, she was active in the Communications Honor Society, the Catholic Club and the Guitar/Music Club. Troy was selected to participate in the College’s Alternative Spring Break trip last March and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware to work with Habitat for Humanity. Troy has been accepted to Hofstra University and will be majoring in Communications.

Special Programming on Suffolk's Radio Station

New this year and as part of a weekend celebration, Suffolk County Community College Internet Radio will present a full weekend of special programming beginning on Commencement Day, Thursday May 24th.

The programming begins at 9:30 a.m. with this year’s Spring Concert Series featuring the choir, Suffolk Singers and orchestra and will be followed by college’s commencement live from the Grant Campus starting at 11 a.m. and simulcast on Sharks TV (link available on the college website sunysuffolk.edu).

After commencement, day two of the 2018 Spring Concert Series featuring the symphonic band and jazz ensemble. Following the concert it’s Class Reunion Weekend! Class Reunion Weekend will feature blocks of music dedicated to past graduating classes and will run through Memorial Day weekend. Encores of the special programming with day one of this year’s Spring Concert Series featuring the choir, Suffolk Singers and orchestra will air on Saturday May 26 at 9 p.m. and Memorial Day at 9 a.m.

Encores of Day two of the 2018 Spring Concert Series featuring the symphonic band and jazz ensemble will air Sunday May 27 at 9 a.m. and Memorial Day at 9 p.m.

Join us for a full weekend of special programming on Suffolk County Community College Internet Radio!