A Dozen Locals Earn Degrees from Emmanuel College

More local graduates make us proud...

BOSTON, MA - Emmanuel College celebrated its 97th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11, 2019, adding hundreds of graduates to the global network of Emmanuel alumni who are making their mark on the world. World-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin delivered the Commencement Address to the Class of 2019 and the more than 3,000 family members, friends and guests in attendance. The College also conferred an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters upon Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Sister Elizabeth Michaels '46, SNDdeN, who served on the faculty at Emmanuel for 40 years. Local students who graduated include:

  • Sand J Butter of Harwich (02645). Butter received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology during the ceremony.
  • Olivia Eldredge of Centerville (02632). Eldredge received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling and Health during the ceremony. Eldredge graduated summa cum laude and with distinction in the field.
  • Randall Jeronimo of Truro (02666). Jeronimo received a Bachelor of Arts in Management during the ceremony.
  • Julianna Joyce of Barnstable (02630). Joyce received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies during the ceremony.
  • Matthew Katon of East Falmouth (02536). Katon received a Bachelor of Arts in Management with a concentration in Marketing during the ceremony.
  • Elaina Lavigne of East Falmouth (02536). Lavigne received a Bachelor of Arts in a double major of English and Theology and Religious Studies during the ceremony. Lavigne graduated cum laude.
  • Caroline Lebherz of Falmouth (02540). Lebherz received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Health Sciences during the ceremony.
  • Michael Noonan of Sandwich (02563). Noonan received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics during the ceremony.
  • Ashlyn Pierre of Harwich (02645). Pierre received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Health Sciences during the ceremony.
  • Olivia Richard of Cotuit (02635). Richard received a Bachelor of Arts in a double major of History and Secondary Education during the ceremony. Richard graduated with distinction in the field.
  • Katherine Roderick of East Sandwich (02537). Roderick received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology during the ceremony.
  • Molly Tilton of West Barnstable (02668). Tilton received a Bachelor of Arts in a double major of Liberal Studies and Elementary Education during the ceremony.

Emmanuel College, founded in 1919, is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston's educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 70 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's Catholic educational mission to educate the whole person and provide an ethical and relevant 21st-century education.


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