2020 Virtual Chemistry ConvocationSee the Program
Message from Prof. Peter Tonge, Chair of the Chemistry Department
Congratulations to the class of 2020! I am looking forward to welcoming you and your families to our Chemistry Department’s 50th Convocation. This year, for the first time in history, we will be holding our commencement ceremony online. You have faced unprecedented challenges this semester but you have succeeded, and we wish you all the best for the next stage of your journey.
Message from Dr. Nicole Sampson, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Chemistry
Congratulations Department of Chemistry Class of 2020 and to the parents, partners, siblings, and friends who supported them. Thank you for joining us to honor our students and be a part of this special celebration.
The past couple of months have brought new challenges unlike many of us have ever known. I applaud each of you, our amazing Seawolves in your Stony Brook red. Our courageous and dedicated students who did not lose sight of the finish line, eager to complete this phase of your education and achieve your dreams. Our next wave of leaders.
Today, toss your virtual caps in the air. You’ve earned it. You made it! And it will be an experience you will never forget.
Department Convocation Video
The Department Convocation will be streamed to YouTube starting at 8 am on Friday, May 22nd. The link will be activated before the ceremony on Friday morning.
Undergraduate awards link
Graduate awards link
Commencement Address: "Chemistry—Your Future Full of Innovation and Impact"
Dr. Christopher am Ende
Stony Brook Chemistry M.S., 2008; Ph.D., 2013
Associate Research Fellow
Internal Medicine, Medicinal Chemistry
Graduate Student Speakers
Undergraduate Student Speakers
Pat Herley Memorial Joke
Prof. Joseph Lauher