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2017 Commencement
May 13 2017 at 1:00 PM at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)

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Welcome Graduates, Family and Friends!

We are pleased that you will be attending the ACPHS Commencement at Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

For more detailed information regarding the ceremony, please visit the webpage or the Frequently Asked Questions Guide. If you have additional questions, please contact Patty Tompkins, Events Manager, at 518.694.7123 or patricia.tompkins@acphs.edu.

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Explore Saratoga

The storied background of Saratoga is both dramatic and colorful! From the early lore of native Indians and healing waters, to the history-changing Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War, to the captains of industry and moving picture stars that frequented Saratoga in the early days, there is plenty to explore here in the renowned Spa City! Meeting and convention visitors love to tour the battle grounds, browse area museums, and take a walking tour of the historic healing Saratoga mineral springs!


Places to Eat in SaratogaSaratoga dining is one of the Spa City’s most treasured pastimes! Its reputation as a multicultural community extends to the many restaurants you will find in Saratoga Springs NY, offering everything from steak and seafood to incredibly flavorful ethnic menus. Saratoga Springs restaurants offer something for everyone, from an irresistible homemade muffin and fresh roasted coffee for breakfast, to some of the finest desserts available in the Northeast! There are many excellent fine dining restaurants in Saratoga Springs, along with great casual eateries, bistros and delis. List of Dining Options


Downtown Broadway

Downtown Broadway

Saratoga shopping is considered some of the best entertainment Saratoga Springs has to offer! Get your dose of retail therapy as you browse trendy, upscale clothing stores in downtown Saratoga Springs with the latest fashions, and explore the elegant, one-of-a-kind boutiques scattered throughout downtown Saratoga. Browse antique and book stores, find that special piece of jewelry, fun and unique toys, or one-of-a-kind specialty gifts. You just may find that treasure you’ve been searching for forever in one of the distinctly unique galleries or shops! Stroll the quaint downtown, enjoy lunch at a great restaurant, and drink in the atmosphere that is uniquely Saratoga. Everything is within walking distance (depending upon how many bags you have!), or just a short drive from your Saratoga accommodations. List of Shopping Options



Roosevelt Baths & SpaLet the healing waters and mineral baths in Saratoga Springs work their bubbly magic…indulge yourself with a soothing and relaxing massage, hot stone treatment, manicure, pedicure, or sauna therapy. List of Spa and Salons


Saratoga Casino Hotel
Saratoga Casino NightclubThe Saratoga Casino features over 1,700 slot machines, Vapor Night Club, live harness racing and a variety of eateries ranging from buffet to fine dining. Gaming facility operating hours 10:00 am to 2:00 am, seven days a week. Live harness racing on select nights. Simulcast available 7 days a week.


Places to Golf in Saratoga SpringsSaratoga Springs, NY is an ideal golfing destination, with more than 15 top rated golf courses offering golfers a wide variety of challenging and enjoyable courses. List of Golf Courses



saratoga-battlefieldHere in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory renewed patriots’ hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world. The Battlefield is the largest of three sites making up Saratoga National Park. Meeting and convention visitors love to tour the battle grounds, browse area museums, and take a walking tour of the historic healing Saratoga mineral springs! List of Saratoga museums


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Congress Park is home to the historic Canfield Casino, an historic 1870s gambling casino named a National Historic Landmark. You can take a tour of the Saratoga Springs History Museum, see the Spirit of Life monument or ride the wooden carousel.  Congress Park is full of activity and special events of all kinds. From live music concerts to art shows to summer festivals, there is always something happening in the park!