Tom Rinaldi, National Correspondent for ESPN, will deliver the Commencement Address at Dominican College’s 64th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains and will receive an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters. Rinaldi has won twelve national Sports Emmy Awards and six national Edward R. Murrow Awards. His 2016 book, “The Red Bandanna: A Life. A Choice. A Legacy” was on the New York Times Best Sellers list and chronicles the story of the 9-11 hero and Nyack High School graduate Welles Remy Crowther.
Others who will be honored at the Commencement Exercises include:
- Judith Kydon, M.A., M.Ed., President and CEO of St. Dominic’s Family Services, will receive an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humanities.
- Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, will be awarded the Veritas Medal for his service to the community.
- Wendy St. Felix, ’17, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner at the Montefiore School Health Program at P.S. 85 in the Bronx, will receive the 2018 Outstanding Alumna Award.
A total of 572 students will graduate — 123 with doctoral degrees, 100 with master’s degrees, and 349 with bachelor’s degrees.
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