Two Locals Earn Degrees from Wesleyan University

More local graduates make their hometowns proud...

MIDDLETOWN, CT - On May 26, two students from our area earned degrees at Wesleyan University. They include:

  • Kathleen Macken of Nantucket earned a BA degree in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Government. Macken received High Honors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Macken previously attended The Beacon School.
  • Owen Sullivan of Cataumet earned a BA degree in Mathematics and Philosophy. Sullivan previously attended Falmouth Academy.

Wesleyan University is a private, non-sectarian liberal arts university in Middletown, Conn. Founded in 1831, Wesleyan offers its 3,000 undergraduates and 200 graduate students a demanding educational environment characterized by boldness, rigor and practical idealism. At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students in more than 45 fields of study. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty and staff who think critically and creatively and value independence of mind and the generosity of spirit. Located two hours from both New York and Boston, the campus overlooks downtown Middletown and the Connecticut River. For more information, visit welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on