Cornell University announced the following students graduated with the Class of 2012 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca on May 27: Tarik Abdelqader with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations; Abbie Dinowitz with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development; Ziv Schwartz with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Mgmt; Madeline Briker with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations; Jared Hartzman with Artium Baccalarius degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Biology and in Science & Technology Studies and Edwige Joseph with an Artium Baccalarius degree in Biological Sciences.
Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut announced its graduates from the annual Commencement held on May 12-13. Area residents who received degrees include: Olivia Durning with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Daniel Nicinski with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.
Sarah Brenner graduated from Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences with a major in Acting. The degree was awarded in May.
Local residents earning graduate degrees at the University of Scranton on May 26 were: Kristin E. Brosnan, who received a master of science in occupational therapy from the College of Graduate and Continuing Education, and Samantha L. Scarpulla, who received a master of science in curriculum and instruction from the College of Graduate and Continuing Education
More than 900 students from Providence College received undergraduate degrees during the College's Ninety-Fourth Commencement Exercises held on Sunday, May 20. Included were New City residents Patrick Fallon , who received a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, and James Kalan, who received a bachelor's degree in Political Science.
Raymond Murray, a student on Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck and Hackensack, N.J. has been named to the Honor's List for the Spring 2012 Semester. To qualify for the Honor's List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).