5. CCSU Journalism colleague and NBC-30 weather guy, Darren Sweeney's and my reading out all of the 1300 names of graduates in one hour and eight minutes
4. The engaging and enthusiastic speech by Erika Dawson-Head, the President of the CCSU Class of 2012.
3. Director of CCSU Human Resources Anne Alling's needing to repeat and repeat and repeat "The LEFT! The RIGHT! The LEFT! The RIGHT, THE RIGHT, THE RIGHT!" to the candidates, as they came up the steps and clearly not having observed what anyone before them had been doing!
2. Governor Dannell P. Malloy's Commencement Address: short and inspirational
1. Rice Krispie Treats before and after the ceremony