WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ Award winning film producer Jon Kilik delivered the Commencement Address to Monmouth University graduates at its winter Commencement ceremony.
As one of Hollywood’s top independent film producers, Jon Kilik has helped bring a broad range of films emphasizing human values and social issues to audiences worldwide. Currently working on the sequel to his 2012 success, The Hunger Games, Kilik is also known for producing such films as Dead Man Walking, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, A Bronx Tale, Pleasantville, Babel, The Diving Bell and The Butterfly, and Pollock, among others.
As part of the ceremony, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun F. Golden ‘99 was presented with the Maurice Pollak Award for Distinguished Community Service for his regional leadership role during Superstorm Sandy.
Monmouth University awarded approximately 420 undergraduate and graduate degrees at the ceremony.