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Proctors' CEO and Rockefeller Public Service Professor Philip Morris Delivers Commencement Keynote

UAlbany President Robert J. Jones presents
Philip Morris of Proctors with an honorary degree.

Over 75 Rockefeller students were among the 1,000 graduates receiving degrees or certificates of graduate study during the University at Albany's Winter 2014 Commencement, Sunday, December 7 at the SEFCU Arena.

Proctors' CEO and Rockefeller College Public Service Professor Philip Morris delivered the keynote address and received an honorary degree. Morris is a visionary leader in the Capital Region arts and entertainment industry. The Proctors' CEO is lauded for his longtime contributions to the cultural and economic revitalization of the Capital Region.

(From left) Rockefeller Associate Professor
Ramon Gil-Garcia, PhD graduate Natalie
Kapur-Johnson and Assistant Professor
Gang Chen.

Rockefeller graduates included 7 doctoral candidates, 25 master's students, 4 graduate certificate recipients, and 40 undergraduates earning their Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University.

View a photo album from the Winter Commencement.

Read more about the University at Albany's Winter Commencement.