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Nyack Honorary Doctorates to Steve Forbes and Michael Louis

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Wednesday April 25, 2012

The Nyack/ATS campus community looks forward to the tradition of baccalaureate, hooding, and graduation ceremonies next month (Details here).

This year the May 5 commencement ceremony will attract podium guests from major sectors of society—business, media, Christian music, and church leadership.

Speakers at the 129th commencement ceremony for college and seminary graduates will be Mr. Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media and Mr. Michael Louis, chairman of Hotels, Vineyards, and Strategic Initiatives for The Louis Group International of South Africa.

Nearly 700 undergraduate and graduates candidates will receive degrees at the 4,400-seat auditorium of the Westchester County Center at 198 Central Ave in White Plains, NY. Both Mr. Louis and Mr. Forbes will receive the honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Grammy and Dove award winner for Christian music, Mrs.Gloria Gaither will receive the Doctor of Music and senior pastor of Queens Herald Church, Rev. Stanley Kwong will receive the Doctor of Letters.

The four honorary doctorate recipients will be inducted into the President’s Hall of Distinction at a private pre-commencement brunch at the Tarrytown House Estate. For more information on commencement honorary degree recipients, click here.

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