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Dear Graduate:

Your graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. at The Radio City Music Hall 1260 Avenue of the Americas.  This letter contains information pertinent to the graduation ceremony.  Please contact our Placement department at (718) 522-9800 X 2095 and inform Shantavia Duncan or Lesia Willis-Campbell if you plan to attend.

Please note the following:

Starting July 16th  through July 26th , 2010, you may pick up your graduation Cap & Gown and admission tickets  from Mr. Reginald Gilbert in Room 206 2nd Floor  of 151 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, during the following days and hours:

Monday  AND  Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday AND Wednesday 12 noon to 9 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
NO DISTRIBUTION ON THURSDAYS
YOU MUST BRING YOUR ASA STUDENT ID WITH YOU!!!

You will receive 1 ticket for yourself and 4 tickets for guests. You MUST bring your tickets to the Radio City Music Hall to get in. Security is handled by the RCMH Personnel who are very strict about safety especially in today’s tense atmosphere.  Only those with tickets will be admitted.

You must be at the Radio City Music Hall by 4:00 p.m. with your Cap & Gown and your admission tickets.  You will receive instructions for the Grand March right there.

A raffle draw will be held after diplomas are given: 1st prize Digital Camera; 2nd prize MP3 Player; 3rd prize a DVD Player. Graduates must be present and seated in place to participate in the raffle draw.

The Casandra Edwards Award for Perfect Attendance and Demonstrated Dedication will also be presented during the ceremony.

No personal picture taking will be allowed during the ceremony.

A faculty award will be presented to the most popular instructor in your department.  As graduates, you  will be given an opportunity to vote for your favored instructor(s) when you pick up your caps and gowns.Administrators will not qualify as candidates for most popular instructor.

Again, on or before July 16, 2010, please call our Placement department at (718) 522-9800 X 2095 and inform Shantavia Duncan or Lesia Willis-Campbell if you are attending the graduation, so that we can plan for you and your family.  You may ask any additional questions you have at that time.

We look forward to seeing you on Graduation Day!

Gloria Longakit
Director, Office of Academic Affairs

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