As parents, you have to be proud when your sons and daughters walk across that stage to receive their college diplomas, and this weekend there are a number of local college graduations.

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2012 at Utica School of Commerce, which held commencement on Thursday.

Here are other local college graduations taking place this weekend:

Friday, May 18

Mohawk Valley Community College - 4:05 p.m. at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Herkimer County Community College - 5 p.m. in the HCCC Gymnasium.

Saturday, May 19

SUNY at Oneonta - 10 a. m. and 12 noon at the Dewar Arena of the Alumni Field House, Oneonta

Morrisville State College - 1 p.m. at the Resource Center, Morrisville

Sunday, May 20

Hamilton College - 10:15 a.m. at the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House, Clinton

Colgate University - 10:30 a.m. at the Sanford Field House, Hamilton