Graduation 2016

DCC's 58th Commencement was held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. Associate degrees and career certificates in 48 programs of study were conferred on 1,142 graduates, who ranged in age from 18 to 68. The ceremony was streamed live online for graduates' friends and family members who couldn't attend.

“Be the Poem,” original poem delivered by Bettina “Poet Gold” Wilkerson, Dutchess County Poet Laureate .