Goodwin college commencement ceremony 2019

Danny Glover Encourages Graduates to Preserve Humanity, Build a Spirit of Generosity

The graduates of the Goodwin College Class of 2019 celebrated amidst cheers, screams, and words of fierce encouragement during Saturday’s commencement ceremony. This year’s ceremony was the first presided over by newly appointed provost Dr. Danielle Wilken and included the … Continue reading Danny Glover Encourages Graduates to Preserve Humanity, Build a Spirit of Generosity

Whoopi Goldberg and Student Speakers Celebrate “Extraordinary” Goodwin Graduates

Guest speaker Whoopi Goldberg praised Goodwin College’s students, culture, and mission when she spoke before an assembled crowd of roughly 4,500 graduates, friends, family, and faculty during the 2018 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 2. Goodwin president Mark Scheinberg welcomed … Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg and Student Speakers Celebrate “Extraordinary” Goodwin Graduates

Update: Civil Rights Icon Dr. Bob Zellner to Speak at Goodwin Commencement

On Saturday, June 6, Goodwin College will hold its 16th Commencement exercises on the grounds of its main campus at One Riverside Drive in East Hartford. The ceremony will celebrate the accomplishments of the students who worked hard to earn their certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. An estimated 440 graduates are expected to walk in the June 6 ceremony. This year’s guest speakers include noted Civil Rights activist Dr. Bob Zellner, as well as longtime leader of Riverfront Recapture, Inc., Joseph R. Marfuggi. Zellner was mentored by Dr. Martin Luther King, helped call attention to Civil Rights issues in the deep … Continue reading Update: Civil Rights Icon Dr. Bob Zellner to Speak at Goodwin Commencement