Schools: College Graduations, Admissions

 

University of Vermont

The following local students graduated recently from the University of Vermont:

Josephine DeTolla of Northport, Bachelor of Science

Bridget Nostro of Huntington,  Bachelor of Science

Emma Pinezich of Northport, Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts

William Seligmann of Huntington, Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science

Holy Cross

Holy Cross celebrated nearly 750 bachelor of arts degree candidates at its 175th Commencement.

The following local students earned degrees:

Lily Droesch, of Cold Spring Harbor, 11724,

Jessica Hastings, of Commack, 11725, Cum Laude

Katherine Holmquist, of Dix Hills, 11746,

Misha Macy, of Huntington, 11743, Cum Laude

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat and Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, delivered this year’s address virtually to the Class of 2021 and received an honorary degree.

In addition to Thomas-Greenfield, Holy Cross also awarded an honorary degree to Holy Cross alumnus Dr. Michael Collins ’77, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and senior vice president for the health sciences for the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Collins also offered a reflection for the Class of 2021.

Bryant University

At Bryant University’s 158th Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 22, 840 graduates of the Class of 2021 and their families and guests gathered on campus to celebrate earning a Bryant degree.

Brenden Femiano of Northport graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Management.

Natalie Langella of Northport graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology: Pre-Health Track.

University of Alabama

The University of Alabama awarded some 5,860 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies.

Visit Spring Commencement 2021 for additional details on this year’s graduates.

Cameron Benitt of Fort Salonga

Jacob Bronson of Huntington Station

Gabrielle Giaimo of Commack

Racquel Marshall of Dix Hills

Julianna Richter of Huntington

College of Charleston

Alexis Pastorelli, of Huntington recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the College of Charleston.

Pastorelli was among more than 1,400 students who received degrees.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities, cutting-edge programs and accessible faculty attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Wilkes University

Wilkes University awarded nearly 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 74th spring commencement ceremonies from May 28 to 30. To honor those earning their degrees and accommodate their families, six in-person ceremonies for students receiving doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees were held during Memorial Day weekend.

Nicholas Koumas of Commack received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology.

Georgia Tech

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 4,435 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute’s 260th commencement exercises May 7-8, 2021, at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

David Hermanns of Huntington (11743) – Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering with High Honors

Kevin Johnson of Huntington (11743) – Master of Science in Computer Science

Viren Sabhnani of Dix Hills (11746) – Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Highest Honors

The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top 10 public research university developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition.

The Institute offers business, computing, design, engineering, liberal arts, and sciences degrees. Its nearly 40,000 students, representing 50 states and 149 countries, study at the main campus in Atlanta, at campuses in France and China, and through distance and online learning.

Colorado College

Matthew Luzincourt of Melville graduated from Colorado College with a Bachelor of Arts in Organismal Biology and Ecology. Luzincourt is a member of the Class of 2021, which was celebrated at an outdoor ceremony on Sunday, May 23, in downtown Colorado Springs.

James Madison University

Cecelia Polvere of Huntington graduated with a degree in music.
Lauren Ragone of Melville graduated with a degree in health sciences.
Zachary Wenzler of Fort Salonga graduated with a degree in engineering.
Emily Dickson of Huntington Station graduated Cum Laude with a degree(s) in biology.
More than 3,600 students received undergraduate, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.

Plymouth State University

Braedon Gold of Northport graduated from Plymouth State University during its 150th Anniversary Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2021. Gold received a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

Gold was among more than 670 Class of 2021 students who received degrees.

Bucknell University

Bucknell University presented degrees to over 800 graduates at Commencement on May 23.

The University’s 171st Commencement took place across three ceremonies spread throughout the day in Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium.

The following students had degrees conferred during the ceremony:
Jack DiMaio, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, from Huntington
Kevin Gulizio, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, from Huntington
Nicole Feledy, B.S. in Environmental Engr in Environmental Engineering, from Dix Hills

 

Union College

More than 470 students in the Class of 2021 filled Union’s Hull Plaza Sunday to celebrate Union’s 227th Commencement.

Those earning degrees were:

Danielle Blaustein of Dix Hills, NY; Blaustein earned a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science, cum laude

Ryan Kaplan of Dix Hills, NY; Kaplan earned a Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science, magna cum laude

Julia Louis of Northport, NY; Louis earned a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology and Economics,

Matthew Miller of Dix Hills, NY; Miller earned a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Engineering) majoring in Biomedical Engineering, cum laude

NYIT Students

New York Institute of Technology announced the following local students will begin their studies in fall 2021.

Thomas Craven from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Architectural Technology, B.S.A.T. – Construction Management program.

Jack Simon from Dix Hills (11746), who plans to study in the Architecture, Urban & Regional Design, M.S. program.

Chinwe Okonkwo from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Biology, B.S. program.

Natasha Quddus from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Business Administration – Management, B.S. program.

Navjyot Singh from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Business Administration – Management, B.S. program.

Tyler Ruotolo from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Computer Science, B.S. program.

Christopher Dorin from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Computer Science, B.S. program.

Vincent Vilardi from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. program.

Kyle Lutz from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology, B.S. program.

Victor Ottaviano from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Electrical & Computer Engineering, B.S. program.

Omari Harry from Huntington Station (11746), who plans to study in the Exercise Science, B.S. program.

Danesia Sealy from Huntington (11743), who plans to study in the Health & Wellness, B.S. program.

Olivia Pfeiffer from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Health & Wellness, B.S. program.

Iman Yousaf from Dix Hills (11746), who plans to study in the Health Sciences, B.S. program.

John Semioli from Huntington (11743), who plans to study in the Information Technology, B.S. program.

Hailey Probst from Commack (11725), who plans to study in the Interior Design, B.F.A. program.

Juliana D’amico from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Life Sciences, B.S. / Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. program.

Zaen Asghar from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Life Sciences, B.S. / Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. program.

Fatima Khwaja from Melville (11747), who plans to study in the Life Sciences, B.S. / Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. program.

Christian Borgart from Huntington (11743), who plans to study in the Mechanical Engineering, B.S. – Aerospace Concentration program.

Noelle Harvey from Huntington (11743), who plans to study in the Physician Assistant Studies, M.S. program.

Diana Morrissey from Northport (11768), who plans to study in the Physician Assistant Studies, M.S. program.

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