Below is an announcement from the University of Rhode Island via Merit:
KINGSTON, RI — The University of Rhode Island celebrated more than 4,000 of its newest alumni during the University’s 135th Commencement. More than 3,700 undergraduate degrees and 680 graduate degrees were conveyed to students during nine individual ceremonies held over three days, May 21-23, 2021.
- Nicole Aucoin received a Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science.
- Brenna Aileen Buckley received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing.
- Samantha Grasso received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science, Cum Laude.
- Megan Rhind received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
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.
About the University of Rhode Island
Founded in 1892, the University of Rhode Island is the principal public flagship research and graduate institution in Rhode Island. Competitive and highly regarded, its 14,500 undergraduate students and more than 2,250 graduate students represent 48 states and 76 countries across the globe. With 203 academic programs, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. At URI, you will find some of today’s leading innovators, discoverers, and creative problem solvers. To learn more, visit: uri.edu.