SUNY Cortland congratulates May 2022 graduates

SUNY Cortland congratulates May 2022 graduates

CORTLAND, NY (07/22/2022)– More than 900 students received bachelor’s degrees from the State University of New York at Cortland this spring. President Erik J. Bitterbaum congratulated them during Cortland’s Commencement weekend in May, noting their determination in the face of COVID-19.

“Your college experience was, in many ways, shaped by a pandemic that changed how we learned, taught and lived as a community,” Bitterbaum told them. “Time and time again you rose to the challenge. You were innovators, even when it was not easy. Most of all, you persevered.”

Michael Carpentier of Clinton Corners

McKenna Duff of Patterson

Matthew Funk of Stanfordville

Sabrina Jakobsen of Patterson

Nicholas Larocque of Verbank

Samantha Smith of Holmes

SUNY Cortland is one of New York’s top public universities, offering a high-value education spanning 68 undergraduate majors in diverse fields that include education, business economics, exercise science, sport management and biological sciences. This mid-sized institution, located in the geographic heart of New York state, provides a high quality of student life, outstanding faculty and extensive out-of-classroom educational experiences. Since 1868, it has offered students the educational experiences they need to turn their dreams into careers. Learn more at

Author: Harlem Valley News