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Virtual Commencement 2020

Kiana Graham - First World Graduation President

President of First World Graduation Kiana Graham '20 (International Relations) of Mount Vernon, New York, will speak at the virtual Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony and share her message for the Class of 2020 First World participants.

First World Graduation is a ceremony for students of color and first-generation students that began at New Paltz more than 40 years ago, long before universities like Harvard and Columbia, who added such a ceremony more recently.