They did it! View our celebration of the Class of 2020 and our commencement ceremony, which took place virtually on Friday, May 15, 2020. See below photo memories from our graduates and tributes from faculty, staff and alumni.
Program highlights: UB President Satish Tripathi, Dean Robert Shibley, and chairs Korydon Smith and Daniel B. Hess to address graduates. Graduates featured with their virtual mortarboard messages.
As an enduring memento of your time at UB, we will send each graduate their formal UB tassel in the mail following graduation as part of your graduation packet. Please make sure your mailing address is up to date via UB's registrar office.
Students from across our programs share memories of their time at UB.
Emily Battaglia | "It's the friends we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey." - Unknown
Eryn Conlon | Kendall Roman, Nicholas Bonora, Jennifer Persico, Christopher Sweeney, Eryn Conlon and Dylan Russ (2019)
Eryn Conlon | "Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you." Photo Credit: Dylan Russ (2020)
Ying Ying Feng | Kayaking at Lockport with Debbie Urban, Lydia Ho, Althea Seno, Ying Ying Feng, and Michaela Senay. Taken on October 8, 2018. Photographer: Classmate (unknown)
Ying Ying Feng | Beaux Arts Ball with Debbie Urban, Ying Ying Feng, Emily Battaglia, and Lydia Ho. Taken on April 5, 2019. Photographer: Nathan Roukous
Ying Ying Feng | Senior Competition with Louie Miscioscia, Nathan Roukous, Rob Sully, Madelaine Allison Ong, Lydia Ho, Ying Ying Feng, Debbie Urban, Emily Battaglia. Taken on December 4, 2019. Photographer: Classmate (Unknown)
Aleiya Als | University at Buffalo Step Troupe (UBST) performing at Binghamton University Caribbean Student Association Soca Kingdom, fall 19'
Althea Seno | March 6, 2020 - ARCH+ED Gallery Reception at Eleven Twenty Projects. Althea Seno, Jaidon Ramirez. Photographer: Aleiya Als
Ariadne Billy | I would like to thank everyone who has helped me along the way, especially my family who has supported me no matter what. This is dedicated to mi abuelito and the women who inspires me most, my mom. We made it! "Tonight, we are young. So let's set the world on fire, we can burn brighter than the sun" -fun
Inclusive Design GRG Studio Final Review Fall 2019 | Proposal: Student Incubator for Technology in North Campus presented by Garima Gupta | Studio Professor: Edward Steinfeld; Reviewers: Martha Bohm, Charles Davis II, Sue Weidemann | Photo credit: Jai Pathade
Drew Canfield | Lab Ladies and Sustainability Suckers at it again. Pictured left to right Drew Canfield, Grace DeSantis,Violet Perry, Ashley Chiffy. Activity: Chillin in the Community Resilience Lab. Date: March 13th, 2020. Photographer: Ashley Chiffy.
That time we tried to tour every historic building in Buffalo in a day. Pictured left to right Julia White, Drew Canfield. Activity: Explore Buffalo's Open Doors Buffalo. Date: June 15, 2019. Photographer: Drew Canfield.
Drew Canfield | That one time we hiked to the Eternal Flame. Pictured left to right Zach Wilcox, Grace DeSantis, Tyler Madell, Drew Canfield, Nick Miller. Activity: MUPs take the eternal flame. Date: October 6th, 2018. Photographer: That one other hiker.
Surabhi Dhopeshwarkar | Last review ever! Studio: "What must be tied?"... The question still exists!
Jacob Barkan and Robin Greninger. Two studio partners T-pose by their buoyant models at the end of a successful semester. Circa 2018. Colorized. Photographer unknown.
Jacob Barkan | Aleiya Als, Jacob Barkan, Leah Carpenter, Madelaine Ong, Jaidon Ramirez Zeno, Alexander Sansolo, Althea Seno and Christopher Welch in the Cleveland Arcades. February 2019. Photographed By Unknown.
Jacob Barkan | Sequence of Jacob Barkan photobombed by Prof. Nick Rajkovich- Cleveland style. Photographed by Madelaine Ong, February 2019
Grace DeSantis | Tree planting along William Gaiter Parkway with the Tool Library and the University District Community Development Association. Pictured from left to right: Drew Canfield, Courtney Domst, Violet Perry, Kathryn Gentz. Source: Grace DeSantis, November 2, 2019.
Grace DeSantis | Did you really explore Buffalo if you didn't visit the pink stairwell at Misuta Chow's? Pictured from left to right: Julia White, Grace DeSantis, Drew Canfield. Source: Zach Wilcox, December 14, 2019.