University at Albany Announces May 2014
ALBANY - The following students completed degree requirements at the 170th annual University at Albany Spring Commencement ceremonies May 16-18.
Approximately 2,116 students participated in the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 18 on the Entry Plaza lawn at the main campus.
Another 999 students received master's degrees, doctoral degrees and graduate certificates at the graduate commencement ceremony May 17 at the SEFCU Arena, also on UAlbany's main campus.
Students earning degrees in May included:
Mayville: Taylor Nicholson, Bachelor of Arts, Rhetoric and Communication, honor
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Local residents graduate from Grove City College
GROVE CITY, Pa. - The following local residents were among the 585 students who received degrees during Commencement exercises at Grove City College on May 17, 2014. Delivering this year's Commencement address was former Florida governor Jeb Bush.
Madelynn Caisley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Madelynn is a 2010 graduate of Westfield Central School and is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ian Caisley (Terrie) from Westfield, NY.
Jake Harp graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Jake is a 2010 graduate of Westfield Central School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Harp (Jennifer) from Westfield, NY.
Founded in 1876, Grove City College stands on its founding ideals of faith and freedom, made possible by an unwavering commitment to Christian principles and rigorous academics at a price within the reach of families with modest means. The College, located 60 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pa., has an enrollment of 2,500 students and teaches the liberal arts, sciences and engineering. It is an advocate of the free market economic system and accepts no federal funding. Tuition is about half the national average for private colleges. Grove City College has been named the Top Value in Private Liberal-Arts Schools by Consumers Digest Magazine.
The Intercollegiate Studies Institute has named the College one of 50 All-American Colleges, ranking it high for increasing students' civic literacy.
graduates from Houghton
Houghton College would like to congratulate Nathaniel E. Kitchen of Westfield for the achievement of earning a Bachelor of Music degree and graduating on Saturday, May 10, 2014, becoming one of the more than 22,000 alumni from Houghton College. His final semester, he received a 4.0, with an overall grade point average of 3.85 for his four years.