FITCHBURG, MA — Fitchburg State University recently held its 121st commencement exercises, graduate and undergraduate spring ceremonies.
Joseph M. Spinale, BS, Industrial Technology, of Wilmington, was among the graduates.
The commencement address was delivered by 1979 Fitchburg State alumna Mary Pat Couig, program manager with the Office of Nursing at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, to whom university President Richard S. Lapidus also presented an honorary degree.
The undergraduate ceremony also included the awarding of an honorary doctorate in commerce to Martin F. Connors Jr., a longtime member of the university’s Board of Trustees and the president and chief executive of Rollstone Bank & Trust.
In all, the university conferred nearly 900 undergraduate and graduate degrees after the spring semester.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from Fitchburg State university.)
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