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Empire State College's Class of 2013

Casey Wall, of Miller Place, right, receives his

Casey Wall, of Miller Place, right, receives his medallion from Acting President Meg Benke during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

The SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's Class of 2013 commencement ceremony was held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Dean Michael Spitzer speaks during SUNY Empire State
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Dean Michael Spitzer speaks during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Acting President Meg Benke speaks during SUNY Empire
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Acting President Meg Benke speaks during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Student speaker Carol Faulkner speaks during SUNY Empire
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Student speaker Carol Faulkner speaks during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Student speaker Bernadine Bauser speaks during SUNY Empire
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Student speaker Bernadine Bauser speaks during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Graduates applaud during SUNY Empire State College Long
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Graduates applaud during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Keynote speaker Carol Evans, a Class of 1977
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Keynote speaker Carol Evans, a Class of 1977 graduate and president and founder of Working Mother Media, speaks during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Students walk across the stage during the conferral
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Students walk across the stage during the conferral of degrees during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

A student is congratulated on stage during SUNY
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

A student is congratulated on stage during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Colleen Ahern-Fortuna, of Locust Valley, waits for her
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Colleen Ahern-Fortuna, of Locust Valley, waits for her photo to be taken behind stage during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Jill Binder, of Wantagh, is congratulated on stage
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Jill Binder, of Wantagh, is congratulated on stage during the conferral of degrees during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Students wait on line to be called across
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Students wait on line to be called across the stage during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

A student walks off the stage after receiving
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

A student walks off the stage after receiving his degree during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Chris and Kathleen Weisberger, of North Babylon, cheer
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Chris and Kathleen Weisberger, of North Babylon, cheer for a family member on stage during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Casey Wall, of Miller Place, right, receives his
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Casey Wall, of Miller Place, right, receives his medallion from Acting President Meg Benke during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Casey Wall, of Miller Place, kisses his 9-month-old
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Casey Wall, of Miller Place, kisses his 9-month-old daughter Makenzie after walking across the stage during SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Students walk out of the auditorium after the
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Students walk out of the auditorium after the end of SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

Graduates march out at the closing of SUNY
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Graduates march out at the closing of SUNY Empire State College Long Island Center's 2013 commencement ceremony, held at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville. (June 15, 2013)

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