Date and Location
Commencement took place on Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. on the Green at Three Rivers Community College.
You’ll find over 300 photos of Commencement in our Flickr gallery, TRCC Commencement 2019.
Live Stream Videocast of Commencement 2019
Please note to start, the ceremony begins at 1:30 in the video.
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Please visit our Commencement 2019 Speeches page to read the transcripts of the following:
Welcome: Mary Ellen Jukoski, Ed.D., President, Three Rivers Community College
Greetings from the Board of Regents for Higher Education: Richard J. Balducci, M.A., Board of Regents for Higher Education
Greetings from the Faculty: Michael Carta, M.S., Professor of Chemistry, Chair, Faculty Senate
Student Graduate Address: Michelle Lynn Reynolds, Valedictorian
Commencement Address: Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, M.A., Hartford Poet Laureate, Associate Professor of English
Commencement Address Speaker
Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that Frederick-Douglass Knowles II, Hartford Poet Laureate and associate professor at Three Rivers, will be the keynote speaker at the College’s fifty-fourth commencement ceremony, which will take place on Wednesday, May 22 at 5 p.m. outdoors on the campus green.
Frederick-Douglass Knowles II is a poet, educator and activist involved in community education. He is the inaugural Poet Laureate for the City of Hartford. In this role, he promotes awareness and appreciation of poetry, spoken word, and writing in Hartford; and endeavors to instill pride in the community.