Commencement 2004

Class Picnic
Hooding Ceremony
Arts Quad
Schoellkopf Stadium
Vet College Reception
Photographs by Ned Dykes

On this page are a few of the photographs that I took during Commencement events this year. Each photo is linked to a larger file that you can download for printing, or whatever. Hope you had as much fun as I did. It was a privilege and pleasure to work with you these past four years. Enjoy.

Click on each image to get a full-size version or view more photos by following the link below each collection. You can also find the full collections at these links.

The Class Picnic

The fourth year class enjoyed a picnic together at the Cornell Recreation Club facilities on Hanshaw Road. Dr. Bill Miller barbequed the pig and everyone had a great time.

Here are a few pictures from the picnic...

Here are all the picnic pictures...


The Hooding Ceremony

Friedmen Wrestling Center, Saturday, May 29th, 2 pm. Candidates for the degree Doctor of Veterinary Medicine assemble with parents, friends, spouses, colleagues, faculty and guests. Dean Donald F. Smith addressed the assembly and placed the hood representing the DVM degree on each candidate. You can read his address here. Associate Dean Gilbert and Dr. Richard Goldstein (Norden Distinguished Teacher Award - 2003) addressed the class. The Veterinary Oath was administered by Dr. Peter Neveu DVM'68 (President, NYSVMS). Asst. Dean Bonni Voiland, Director of the CUHA, recognized the interns and residents who completed programs in the Hospital. Here are some of those pictures.

Dean Smith applauds the Class of 2004
Dr. Kathy Okun brings greeting from President Lehman

Assoc. Dean Gilbert adresses the graduates

Dr. Peter Neveu - President NYS Veterinary Medical Society administers the Veterinary Oath

Dr. Richard Goldstein - Norden Distinguished Teaching Award
Asst. Dean Bonita Voiland addresses the graduating Interns and Residents

Here are a few pictures from the hooding ceremony...

Look here for your photo from the Hooding


Here are some photos from the Arts Quad

Here are all the photos from the Arts Quad

...and into Schoellkopf Stadium

Here are all the photos from Schoellkopf Stadium

...and back to the Vet College for a reception and diplomas

Here are the photos from the diploma presentations