Asnuntuck Community College (ACC) will hold its 44th Commencement ceremony at Springfield Symphony Hall in Springfield, MA. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 25th at 6:00 p.m.
Colonel – Retired Frederick R. Miclon, Jr will be Asnuntuck Community College’s 2017 Commencement Speaker. Colonel Miclon earned an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Asnuntuck in 1987. In 1991, he was awarded an Associate of Science degree in Business from Asnuntuck. While studying at ACC he was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Charter Oak College.
Colonel Miclon, a Bronze Star recipient, retired this spring as Director of Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Connecticut Air National Guard. He retired following 41 years of government service. He began his military career in 1976 when he enlisted with the United States Marine Corps. He joined the Connecticut Air National Guard in 1980. Colonel Miclon has served in numerous command positions at the squadron and group levels and as Vice Commander for the 103rd Airlift Wing.