READING, PA (06/13/2019) (Gloucestercitynews.net)-- This spring, 395 members of Albright College's Class of 2019 earned bachelor and master degrees during a formal Commencement ceremony at Santander Arena, May 18. Albright's Class of 2019 consists of 395 students (7 master's degree students, 99 School of Professional Studies students, 289 traditional students) from 12 states and six countries (including Canada, Columbia, Jamaica, Togo, Japan and Vietnam). In addition, 133 are honors graduates and 58 competed as student-athletes. Local graduates include:
Jessica Catherine DeMarino of Linwood, N.J. (08221). A graduate of Mainland Regional High School, DeMarino earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications: Journalism , cum laude.
Francis P. Mele of Williamstown, N.J. (08094). A graduate of Timber Creek Regional High School, Mele earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry , cum laude.
Sean Patrick Dugan of Cherry Hill, N.J. (08002). A graduate of Cherry Hill High School West, Dugan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration: Finance , summa cum laude.
Bryan Gregory Brubaker of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. (08234). A graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School, Brubaker earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies while minoring in Photography.
Kristen DePalma of Marlton, N.J. (08053). A graduate of Seneca High School, DePalma earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art .
Joseph Matthew Jankowski of Voorhees, N.J. (08043). A graduate of Eastern Regional High School, Jankowski earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies .
Natalia Jeanette Lin Palmer of Sicklerville, N.J. (08081). A graduate of Timber Creek Regional High School, Palmer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion: Merchandising .
David Bernard Sanchez of Williamstown, N.J. (08094). A graduate of Williamstown High School, Sanchez earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology: Criminology .
Taylor Havana Sterling of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. (08234). Sterling earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications: Public Relations & Advertising .
Judith Alexis Tunney of Galloway, N.J. (08205). A graduate of Absegami High School, Tunney earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology: Biotechnology while minoring in Public Health and Spanish.
The Reverend Robert L. Johnson '91 led Albright's Baccalaureate celebration in Memorial Chapel, May 17. Commencement followed on May 18, in Santander Arena, led by President Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Ph.D. '82. Jane Golden, founder and executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia offered a Commencement address after being awarded an honorary degree of humane letters and graduate Angela Marie Turczyn '19 took to the stage to offer student remarks.
Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. The college's flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship, numerous experiential learning options, and a diverse, supportive and nurturing community of scholars and learners help students exceed their own expectations and graduate with a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning. Located in Reading, Pa., Albright enrolls more than 1,800 full-time undergraduates and 700 adult learners and graduate students.