October 23, 2017

University of Rhode Island graduates about 3,200 students at commencement

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Kingston, RI- At the University of Rhode Island's 131st Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, about 2,600 undergraduate and 650 graduate students became the University's newest alumni.


The following students from your area graduated from the University:


Ka Sek of East Providence,
RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Art
Kyle Devin Delgado of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies
Philip Tan of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science Cum Laude
Toni-Ellen Weeden of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Manny Gomes of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Emily K Whittum of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations
Oakgar Maung of East Provience, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Nate Jose Fortes of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Economics
Tiffany Ann Ferreira of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family Studies
Lance Alexander Greggerson of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
Shelby A Shaw of East Providence, RI, received a Doctor of Philosophy, Education

Danielle Pacheco of East Providence, RI, received a Master of Science, Human Development and Family Studies
Tyler Larguinho of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Psychology Cum Laude
Renzo D Arteta of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology
Diana Xiong of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, English
Kevin K Gilbride of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, History Cum Laude
Alex J Dias of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
William Matthew Vega of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Cum Laude
Jarrod P DiCarlo of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Animal Science and Technology Magna Cum Laude
Brianna I Cherry of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting (BSBA) and Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Steven Joseph Donahue of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Finance (BSBA) Cum Laude
Ashley A Bottella of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology
Andrew M Mcbride of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology Cum Laude
Samuel Gerard Hawkins of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Arts, German Magna Cum Laude
Denise J Andreozzi of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering
Alexander Hurd of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
Caitlyn Gagnon of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Health Studies
Mirna Y Gonzalez of riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Health Studies
Larry O. Adigun of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Benjamin Modica of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Kimberly A Starks of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Jannat Saini of Riverside, RI, received a Doctor of Pharmacy
Andrew T Poirier of Riverside, RI, received a Master of Business Administration
Jared R Jacavone of Riverside, RI, received a Master of Library and Information Studies and Master of Arts, History
Elizabeth A Kohr of Riverside, RI, received a Master of Science, Chemistry
Kristoffer G Tangen of Riverside, RI, received a Master of Science, Human Development and Family Studies
Michael Daniel Cardoza of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Plant Sciences
Diane Marie Drysdale of Riverside, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
Nadine Evans of Rumford, RI, received a Bachelor of Arts, German Summa Cum Laude
Chris Joseph Valois of East Providence, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders
Kevin P Ormerod of Rumford, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Geology and Geological Oceanography
Etta R Giraitis-Quaye of Rumford, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design and Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Marie Ghazal of Rumford, RI, received a Doctor of Nursing Practice
Tori Anne Vichroski of Rumford, RI, received a Master of Arts, Communication Studies
Nick Bateman Killian of Rumford, RI, received a Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
Hannah Michelle Hebert of Rumford, RI, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Art (BFA) Cum Laude

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.
The University of Rhode Island's pioneering research extends the University's influence well beyond its coastal borders, while its unique interdisciplinary courses provide its 16,637 undergraduate and graduate students with global opportunities in an intimate environment. In May 2017, more than 2,600 undergraduate and about 650 graduate students graduated from the University. The University now has more than 122,500 alumni worldwide.

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