Hornstein Class of 2017 with faculty, May 21, 2017

Class of 2017 Commencement 

 On Sunday, May 21, 2017, twelve exceptional young professionals graduated with two degrees in a diploma ceremony at 2:00 p.m. at the Mandel Forum, Mandel Center for the Humanities. The ceremony was preceded by a luncheon and followed by a dessert reception.

Read their bios here>

The afternoon was highlighted by keynote speaker, Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Relious Action Center of Reform Judaism and this year's recipient of the Bernard Reisman Award for Professional Excellence. (Read our press release announcing this award, and his address.

Graduating students Tamar Shachaf Schneider and Michal Dicker chaired the student planning committee under the guidance of Prof. Rachel Fish.

Hornstein Class of 2017 commencement video, May 21, 2017

Click on the image to watch a video recording of the 2017 commencement program.



University Exercises
Gosman Sports and Convocation Center
10:30 a.m. (ticket required)

Hornstein Luncheon
Mandel Forum, Mandel Center for the Humanities
1:00 p.m. (Jewish dietary laws observed)

Hornstein Commencement Ceremony 
followed by a dessert reception
Mandel Auditorium, Mandel Center for the Humanities
2:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker and Reisman Award Recipient 
Rabbi Jonah Pesner
Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Vice President, Union for Reform Judaism