MSMC graduates close to 600


Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh graduated 583 students on Saturday.

An academic procession of seniors is led by Kenneth Robinson of
Middletown, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in human service.

(Photo: Lee Ferris)

NEWBURGH – A total of 583 students graduated from Newburgh’s
Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday. The college awarded 112 master’s
degrees and 471 bachelor’s degrees. Close to 150 students earned
degrees in nursing and related fields and more than 120 earned degrees
in business.

The graduates hailed from 11 states including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut,
Pennsylvania, Oregon, California, Illinois and North Carolina.

“As you head out into the work to seek your fortune, you take with
you the love, the good wishes, and the prayers of all those you have known
here,” said College President Dr. Anne Carson Daly. “Your
life path may take you very far from the Hudson Valley, but what you have
learned and experienced here will go with you.”

The college also awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science to Carl
Meyer, president of The Solar Energy Consortium and James Smith Jr., president
of Advance Testing Company, Inc.


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