CEHS Convocation Ceremony Held May 20, 2018

Mike Peters

Ebony Laboy, Community Health Education major, was student speaker

The College of Education held its convocation on May 20, 2018 at the Sprague Field on campus. Approximately 470 out of the 648 graduating students within the college attended, while their family and friends cheering on their accomplishments from the stands. 

The graduates represented the seven majors within the college: Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education; Educational Foundations; Exercise Science and Physical Education; Family Science and Human Development; Nutrition and Food Studies; Public Health; Secondary and Special Education; and Secondary and Special Education.

The class was addressed by Ebony Laboy, a Community Health Education major as the student speaker. 

The distinguished Alumni Award Honoree was Emanuel (Manny) Scrofani (BA ’61). Scrofani devoted his career to education, first as a teacher and then as an educational leader at school, state, and national levels. He was a teacher in New Jersey, and California; a principal and assistant principal in seven California schools; and superintendent of Schools in Napa and Sonoma. He later was an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership at the University of La Verne in Southern CA and has served on numerous boards, committees and advisory groups. 

The college-based convocation is held to acknowledge the academic achievements of the baccalaureate candidates and individual names were recited. The large, formal Undergraduate Commencement ceremony where degrees were officially conferred was held on May 25, 2018 at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.

To view a gallery of photos from the event, please visit: https://montclairstateuniversity.smugmug.com/2018/052018-CEHS-Convocation/n-RvzL3W/

Read highlighted biographies of some of our 2018 graduates: https://www.montclair.edu/cehs/spotlights/