PLEASANTVILLE - Hundreds of students celebrated their accomplishments at Pace University’s graduation on Friday.

Family and friends packed the Goldstein Health and Fitness Center at Pace's Pleasantville campus to see nearly 500 excited undergraduates receive their hard-earned degrees.

Pace conferred an honorary doctorate of humane letters on News 12 political analyst Lawrence Otis Graham.

Graham encouraged the graduates to fight against bigotry.