LIU Honors Graduates at Commencement 2020


Long Island University recognized the graduates of Long Island University during the 2020 Commencement Ceremony. The distinguished speakers were Wynton Marsalis, a world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader, composer and winner of 9 Grammy awards and the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in Music who currently serves as Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center; Rudy Ruettiger, the iconic Notre Dame University football player who inspired the blockbuster film Rudy; and Abdul Muktadir (MS, ’84), founding Chairman and Managing Director of Incepta Pharmaceuticals, the second largest drug manufacturer in Bangladesh.