Commencement Draws Near, SUNY Cobleskill Prepares to Host Former US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

With SUNY Cobleskill’s 101st Commencement less than one week away, the College is preparing on one hand to send off a beloved graduating class, while on the other readying itself to host a most-welcome, and most-fitting, keynote speaker. As numerous regional and national media outlets have reported since SUNY Cobleskill released the news in mid-April, Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack, the longest-serving member of President Obama’s original cabinet, former two-term Governor of Iowa, and former Iowa State Senator, is scheduled to speak at the College Saturday, May 11. Secretary Vilsack will also receive a SUNY Honorary Doctorate of Science Degree.

SUNY Cobleskill is honored to welcome Secretary Vilsack to campus for this special ceremony and day. Below, learn more and stay up to date on Secretary Vilsack’s scheduled keynote address.

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Graduates, you're just hours away from crossing the stage and accepting your diploma! Be sure to review our Commencement Page (linked below) for all the information you and your supporters will need to enjoy tomorrow's celebration. #classof2022

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The Grad Week celebrations continue! Kettle corn, sunshine, a toast from President Terenzio, and the seniors' gift of a tree to the campus. #Classof2022 https://t.co/pSS2e2OrdL SUNYCobleskill photo
University Police at #SUNY Cobleskill welcome K9 Officer Reyes!

The 9-month-old German Shepard recently completed training and received certification from the @NYSDCJS in explosives detection, alongside his partner, Officer Carlianne Ferretti.

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The Carriage House Cafe and General Store is now a Taste NY Market, showcasing products made right here on campus, as well as from across New York State!

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A huge thank you to @BrooksBBQ for supporting our 2022 SUNY Cobleskill Golf Tournament as the GOLFER’S GIFT SPONSOR! Your support directly helps our college athletes, our students, and programs across campus. We are truly grateful for your partnership. https://t.co/Ma1iwB6NCA SUNYCobleskill photo
Members of the @nyspolice Special Operations Response Team (SORT), NYSP Aviation Unit, and NYSP Enhanced Canine Team met with students in our Canine Training and Management program Friday to demonstrate the technology used in law enforcement search and rescue operations. https://t.co/bkRwx9O0Ru SUNYCobleskill photo
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