Photo Opportunities and Publicity

Photo OpportunitiesCommencement 2015

Guests are free to take photos at their seat under the tent (please be mindful of others seated behind you) and anywhere on our beautiful campus. Standing in the aisle during the ceremony is prohibited. After the ceremony is completed, there will be ample opportunity for individual and family photos. Photos of your graduate and the ceremony will also be available for purchase from Thomas Duncan Photography (see below).

Professional Photography

To capture this special moment, Thomas Duncan Photography will be taking photos of the Commencement Ceremony which includes a photo of each graduate as they cross the stage to be hooded (graduate level students) and receive their diploma. All images will be available for purchase by visiting

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Thomas Duncan Photography at 570-296-5069.


Be recognized in your local newspaper for your academic achievement and let your family, friends, and community join in with congratulations! All graduates have the opportunity to have their names in the local newspaper of their choice by visiting and completing the online publicity form


If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million. Cedar Crest College hires a professional videographer to record the Commencement Ceremony from beginning to end. Visit the College's official YouTube channel to watch past Commencement ceremonies and subscribe to be alerted when this year's Commencement video has been added.