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Ramapo College Names Alex Gorsky Graduate Commencement Keynote Speaker

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)May 17, 2023

Mahwah, NJ- Ramapo College is pleased to announce that Alex Gorsky, former chairperson and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, will deliver the keynote address at the Graduate Programs Commencement. The Ramapo College Board of Trustees approved an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to be awarded to Mr. Gorsky as part of the ceremony.

“As we celebrate the Ramapo College Class of 2023, we welcome Alex back to our campus. A leader who has modeled the importance of equity, innovation, and service throughout his career, Alex embodies the Ramapo College promise: to develop the empathetic problem solvers, ethical change agents, and responsible leaders  our communities so desperately need,” shared President Cindy Jebb.

The Graduate Programs Commencement Ceremony will be held at Ramapo College in the Bill Bradley Sports and Rec Center on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony will begin with the academic processional at 5:15 p.m. Persons unable to attend may enjoy the ceremony via livestream on


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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