Local Students Graduate from University of Rhode Island

More local graduates make their marks...

KINGSTON, RI (08/01/2019)-- At the University of Rhode Island's 133rd Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 2019, about 3,400 undergraduate and 740 graduate students became the University's newest alumni.

The following students from your area graduated from the University of Rhode Island:

  • Samantha Elizabeth Cunningham of Mashpee (02649), received a Master of Science in Psychology
  • Jake Curley of East Falmouth (02536), received a Bachelor of Arts Marine Affairs
  • Casey J Dannhauser of Cotuit (02635), received a Master of Oceanography
  • Christina Marie Galt of Cotuit (02635), received a Bachelor of Arts Sociology
  • Mercedes Giambattista of Oak Bluffs (02557), received a Bachelor of Science in Plant Sciences
  • Whitney Jeanne Hazard of Forestdale (02644), received a Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies
  • Liam Tobin Phelan of North Chatham (02650), received a Bachelor of Science Computer Science
  • Michael C Ricker of South Yarmouth (02664), received a Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies Summa Cum Laude
  • Madeline Long Van Ummersen of Orleans (02653), received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

Students who received the honor summa cum laude graduated with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.7; students who received the honor of magna cum laude graduated with a GPA of at least 3.50; and students who received the honor of cum laude graduated with a GPA of at least 3.3.


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