At the 129th Nyack College Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 5 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY business media mogul, Steve Forbes (pictured above with Nyack Provost Dr. David Turk) received the honorary Doctor of Laws to the cheers of an audience of more than 2,000 including trustees, campus administrators, faculty, staff, graduates and their families. Nearly 700 men and women received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the college and seminary. Click here to enjoy the Journal News gallery of photos by Peter Carr.
Dr. Forbes's illustrations of multi-million dollar setbacks to success stories encouraged the Class of 2012 to continue pursuing dreams despite the odds. Other honorary doctorate recipients included South African entrepreneur Michael Louis; Grammy and Dove Award winning-songwriter Gloria Gaither and Queens Herald Church senior pastor and Nyack/ATS Trustee, Rev. Stanley Kwong.