MT-speech-199x300student speaker Maria TorresOn Saturday, June 27, students were joined by their families, faculty, administration, and staff to celebrate Plaza College’s 98th graduation ceremony. Held at Queens College, the ceremony recognized the hard work of more than 160 associate’s and bachelor’s students.

After being greeted by President Charles E. Callahan, students heard inspiring messages from Dean of Academic Affairs Marie Dolla, Associate Dean Edward Dee, and student speaker Maria Torres. Degrees were then conferred, and students were inducted into the alumni association. The morning ended with students celebrating outside with guests and members of the Plaza community. Congratulations to all graduates!

Maria Torres’ commencement address: