Audrey Petersen of Mashpee graduated Cum Laude from Purchase College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design/Technology on May 18.
The graduates were joined by thousands of family members, friends, college faculty, and staff members who came together to celebrate their achievements.
This year's ceremony honored the contributions of two outstanding alumni. Acclaimed actor Jay O. Sanders '76 and New York State Assemblywoman Latrice Walker '01 received the President's Award for Distinguished Alumni.
About Purchase College, SUNY
Purchase College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) network of 64 universities and colleges, was founded in 1967 by Governor Nelson Rockefeller. His aspiration for Purchase was to create a dynamic campus that combined conservatory training in the visual and performing arts with programs in the liberal arts and sciences, in order to inspire an appreciation for both intellectual and artistic talents in all students. Today, Purchase College, SUNY is a community of students, faculty, and friends where open-minded engagement with the creative process leads to a lifetime of intellectual growth and professional opportunity. For more information about the College, visit www.purchase.edu.