Excitement, Relief as Florida Tech Holds Summer Commencement
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students from across the country and around the world collected their diplomas and crossed the stage as Florida Institute of Technology held its summer commencement Saturday.
“This is what it’s all about,” Florida Tech President Dwayne McCay told the crowd.
About 300 graduate and undergraduate students participated in the ceremony at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center on the Florida Tech campus, representing 33 U.S. states and 37 countries.
Overall, the university bestowed 742 egrees, including 250 degrees earned online and 95 from Florida Tech’s off-site locations.
McCay offered a colorful look at the university’s visionary founding president, Jerome Keuper, during his commencement remarks.