Students are graduating from colleges and universities across Long Island. Here are pictures from their triumphant moments. Click here to share your graduation photos.
Emma Schmidt of Ridge, 8, daughter of SUNY
Emma Schmidt of Ridge, 8, daughter of SUNY Empire State College Professor Matthew Schmidt, looks on during the school's Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Micheline Coley of Massapequa, second from right, laughs
Micheline Coley of Massapequa, second from right, laughs with her fellow graduates as they listen to the remarks of SUNY Empire State College President Alan Davis during the school's Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Graduates line up for the processional during the
Graduates line up for the processional during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)

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Great Neck native Margaret Forman, 68, center, who
Great Neck native Margaret Forman, 68, center, who now lives in New Jersey, celebrates with fellow graduates during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Journalist Melba Tolliver, former anchor for WABC-TV, WNBC-TV
Journalist Melba Tolliver, former anchor for WABC-TV, WNBC-TV and News 12 Long Island, smiles as she is introduced during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. Tolliver was the keynote speaker. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Journalist Melba Tolliver, former anchor for WABC-TV, WNBC-TV
Journalist Melba Tolliver, former anchor for WABC-TV, WNBC-TV and News 12 Long Island, delivers her keynote address during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Graduate Dolores Bond smiles as she approaches the
Graduate Dolores Bond smiles as she approaches the podium to deliver her remarks during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Micheline Coley of Massapequa smiles as she walks
Micheline Coley of Massapequa smiles as she walks across the stage during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)

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Graduates are photographed by friends and family as
Graduates are photographed by friends and family as they approach the stage during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Nina Dillon of Freeport waves to her friends
Nina Dillon of Freeport waves to her friends and family during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
Graduates are photographed by friends and family as
Graduates are photographed by friends and family as they approach the stage during the SUNY Empire State College Long Island region graduation at C.W. Post's Tilles Center in Old Westbury. (June 16, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)
New York State Sen. Charles Schumer speaks to
New York State Sen. Charles Schumer speaks to the St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await their names to be call during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

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St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await their names to be call during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
New York State Senator Charles Schumer speaks to
New York State Senator Charles Schumer speaks to the St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates await their names to be call during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
Theresa A. Regnante, the president and chief executive
Theresa A. Regnante, the president and chief executive officer of United Way of Long Island, speaks to the St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduates during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Megan
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Megan Stanton during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Louis
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Louis LaRusso during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Joseph
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Joseph Aguila during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Jillian
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Jillian Kearney during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Francene
St. Joseph's College class of 2012 graduate Francene Lesson during the graduation ceremony at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (May 29, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. More than 3,000 students received associate's degrees. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. More than 3,000 students received associate's degrees. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. More than 3,000 students received associate's degrees. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Karen Gimenez of Elmont waves to family members
Karen Gimenez of Elmont waves to family members during Nassau Community College's commencement which took place Wednesday evening at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. More than 3,000 students received associate's degrees. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening
Nassau Community College's commencement took place Wednesday evening at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. More than 3,000 students received associate's degrees. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Hugo R. Ramirez gives the keynote address during
Hugo R. Ramirez gives the keynote address during Nassau Community College's 52nd commencement at Nassau Coliseum. (May 23, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Michael Valveri, 23, of Uniondale is among the
Michael Valveri, 23, of Uniondale is among the graduates at the 2012 Molloy College commencement ceremony held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Linwood Pitt, 23, of North Amityville is among
Linwood Pitt, 23, of North Amityville is among the graduates at the 2012 Molloy College commencement ceremony held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Caroline Lynch, 21, of Hewlett is among the
Caroline Lynch, 21, of Hewlett is among the graduates at the 2012 Molloy College commencement ceremony held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Kylie Barbosa, 21, of Westbury is among the
Kylie Barbosa, 21, of Westbury is among the graduates at the 2012 Molloy College commencement ceremony held at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Gregory Lubrano, 22, of Massapequa is among the
Gregory Lubrano, 22, of Massapequa is among the graduates at the 2012 Molloy College commencement ceremony held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
A decorated mortarboard is seen at the 2012
A decorated mortarboard is seen at the 2012 Molloy College graduation held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA is the
Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA is the commencement speaker at the 2012 Molloy College graduation held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Decorated mortarboards are seen at the 2012 Molloy
Decorated mortarboards are seen at the 2012 Molloy Collegegraduation held Monday at the Nassau Coliseum. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
An overhead view of the 2012 Molloy College
An overhead view of the 2012 Molloy College graduation on Monday at the Nassau Coliseum is shown. (May 21, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)
Lawrence Raful, J.D., dean and professor of law
Lawrence Raful, J.D., dean and professor of law receives an award during Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center' s 13th annual commencement ceremony at The New York City Center. Raful is stepping down as dean of Touro College Law Center. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Jams Tsimis of Hicksville speaks during the Touro
Jams Tsimis of Hicksville speaks during the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's 13th annual commencement ceremony at The New York City Center. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Students enter the stage of The New York
Students enter the stage of The New York City Center for Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's 13th annual commencement ceremony. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Graduates participate in Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg
Graduates participate in Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's 13th annual commencement ceremony at The New York City Center. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Students participate in Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg
Students participate in Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's 13th Annual Commencement Exercises at The New York City Center. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
The Honorable Leon Lazer addresses students during the
The Honorable Leon Lazer addresses students during the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's 13th annual commencement ceremony at The New York City Center. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Kait Peters, 22, of Wantagh, and Renald Breville,
Kait Peters, 22, of Wantagh, and Renald Breville, 23, of Hempstead are among the hundreds who graduated Sunday from SUNY Old Westbury. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
A student wears her graduation cap decorated with
A student wears her graduation cap decorated with a special message to her mom during the SUNY Old Westbury commencement ceremony on Sunday. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Faculty members congratulate a student during the 46th
Faculty members congratulate a student during the 46th commencement ceremony at SUNY Old Westbury on Sunday. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Students participate in the 46th commencement ceremony at
Students participate in the 46th commencement ceremony at SUNY Old Westbury on Sunday. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Students participate in the 46th commencement ceremony at
Students participate in the 46th commencement ceremony at SUNY Old Westbury on Sunday. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Michael Arroyo, 24, of Farmingdale, receives his master's
Michael Arroyo, 24, of Farmingdale, receives his master's degree in adolescence education from SUNY Old Westbury on Sunday. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)
Jorge Briones is among the thousands of students
Jorge Briones is among the thousands of students who graduated from NYIT in Old Westbury. (May 20, 2012) (Credit: Ed Betz)
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