Message from President Finkelman: Class of 2020 | Gratz College

Message from President Finkelman: Class of 2020

Our Remarkable 2020 Graduates


On June 14, the Gratz Board of Governors officially conferred degrees on our spring 2020 graduates.  Congratulations to all of you. Although the coronavirus forced us to suspend our planned graduation program, we will celebrate as a community in an online ceremony at 6 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2020. All members of the Gratz family – our new graduates (who are now our newest alumni), our alumni from past years, donors, continuing education students, friends, family, and others -- are invited to join us for this special program. Registration details are soon to follow.

This graduation year is also a special one for Gratz College, as it marks our 120th Commencement and the 125th anniversary of our founding.  

Our 30 graduates come from locations across the U.S., Canada, and the Middle East.  They have earned certificates or advanced degrees in seven fields, including Education, Jewish Professional Studies, Nonprofit Management, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies. As online students—especially during these last few months of uncertainty— our graduates have demonstrated resilience and commitment to their studies. They truly represent Gratz’s mission to provide professional growth and personal enrichment to students around the globe.

Please join me in congratulating our students and wishing them well. You can honor our graduates by making a contribution to the President's Scholarship Fund by clicking here or on the link below.



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