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Ernie Anastos receives honorary degree at Marist College

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Thousands gathered at Marist College Saturday afternoon under their umbrellas and rain gear for this year's commencement ceremony.

President Dennis Murray welcomed 1,400 graduates, along with thousands of family and friends to celebrate the big day.

Fox 5 anchor Ernie Anastos received an honorary degree and delivered the commencement address.

"I want you to go out there and lead a life that's filled with satisfaction, joy and happiness. God bless you. I want to read good news about you on the air some day because you are today's good news! God bless you all – go out there and get 'em!"

Congratulations to this year's proud graduates at Marist College.

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