Photo from the commencement ceremony.

Hofstra Law

Commencement

Spring 2024 Commencement

 

Hofstra alum Bruce Jackson, BBA ’85, associate general counsel and managing director of strategic partnerships at Microsoft, will deliver the commencement address at Hofstra Law’s commencement ceremony on Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, located on Hofstra’s North Campus.

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Meet the Class of ’24

Maisha Imam

Maisha Imam

Brian Joseph

Brian Joseph

Morriah Johnson

Morriah Johnson

Anthony Santiago

Anthony Santiago

Nicole Kaeka

Nicole Kaeka

Paul Sessa

Paul Sessa

Rochelle Podolsky

Rochelle Podolsky

 

Commencement Schedule

Monday, May 20, 2024

For more information about the commencement ceremony, visit hofstra.edu/commencement.

Noon-1 p.m., John Cranford Adams Playhouse

The Class of 2024 Public Service Awards Celebration will consist of an introduction and welcome by interim dean, Julian Ku, and then remarks by Professor Jennifer Gundlach highlighting our student’s accomplishments in public service areas and the presentation of the public service awards by Professor Luciana DeCarlo. This program will last approximately one hour.

Students’ family and friends are welcome to attend both the celebration and the reception immediately following.

2 p.m., John Cranford Adams Playhouse

The Class of 2024 Graduate Awards Celebration consists of an introduction and welcome by interim dean, Julian Ku and speeches by your elected Teacher of the Year, Professor Theo Liebmann; the SBA President Rochelle Podolsky; and elected 3L speaker John Healy. The presentation of various awards that recognize student accomplishments throughout law school will be delivered by Professors Allison Caffarone, Ronald Colombo and Jennifer Gundlach.

This program will last approximately one hour and a half. Students’ family and friends are welcome to attend both the reception prior to and the celebration.

Tickets are not necessary for either event and students do not wear academic attire.

7 p.m., David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex

The Commencement Ceremony will take place in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (the Arena located on the North side of campus). This ceremony will last approximately two hours.

Bruce Jackson, BBA ’85, associate general counsel and managing director of strategic partnerships at Microsoft, will be the commencement speaker. At the Commencement

Ceremony, the President of the University, Susan Poser, will confer the degrees, and students will walk across the stage to be announced by Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Ashira Ostrow, hooded by select faculty, and then congratulated by the Interim Dean Julian Ku.

Tickets are not necessary for this event. For those who cannot attend the commencement ceremony, a livestream will be available on YouTube.