Thousands of friends and family gathered for CCBC’s 62nd Commencement ceremony, held June 1 at CCBC Essex. More than 900 of the college’s 3,249 new graduates crossed the stage, celebrating their hard work and completion of certificate and associate degree programs.

This year’s commencement speaker was 2019 President’s Distinguished Graduate Lejla Heric-Safadi. She shared her story of immigration to the United States and perseverance in her studies, proving that we can always turn challenges into opportunities. This fall, Lejla plans to attend the Honors University at UMBC, where she will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Public Health.

CCBC 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: CCBC Essex