Concordia University, Nebraska confers degrees to May 2021 graduates
SEWARD, NE (05/10/2021)-- Undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred to more than 715 students who completed their studies at Concordia University, Nebraska in Seward.
Paul Stanko of Cherry Hill, N.J., earned a M.Ed.
Jennifer Vega of Cherry Hill, N.J., earned a M.Ed.
Sarah Nocito of Swedesboro, N.J., earned a M.Ed.
Tameka Myers-McSween of Williamstown, N.J., earned a M.Ed.
Melissa Strawderman of Woodstown, N.J., earned a M.Ed.
York College of Pennsylvania Student Recognized with Award
YORK, PA (05/10/2021)-- York College of Pennsylvania Mechanical Engineering student Adam Richwall of Medford was recognized for The Engineering Society of York Award during the College's annual 2021 Recognition Ceremony.
Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the College is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 4,000 undergraduate and 300+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 20+ graduate and professional programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional nursing, business, engineering, and education programs, York is ranked among the nation's top 50 Best Value Schools by U.S. News. The College's robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 23 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College, York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.
Nebraska awards record 3,594 degrees in May ceremonies
LINCOLN, NE (05/10/2021)-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln conferred a record 3,594 degrees during commencement exercises May 7 and 8.
The 3,512 graduates are from 58 countries, 43 states and the District of Columbia, and more than 250 Nebraska communities.
Tom Osborne, former Nebraska football coach, athletic director and congressman, delivered the keynote address during the undergraduate ceremonies May 8 at Memorial Stadium. Jennifer Clarke, professor of food science and technology, and statistics, and director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative at Nebraska, gave the address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony May 7 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Riko Bishop, a judge of the Nebraska Court of Appeals, spoke to the law graduates May 7 at the arena.
The university presented Connie Clifton Rath, president of the Clifton Foundation, with an honorary Doctor of Commerce during the morning undergraduate ceremony.
The May exercises were the first time since December 2019 - before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic - that the university held full-fledged commencement ceremonies in person. To ensure the safety of graduates and their guests, face coverings were required at the commencement venues; seating was socially distanced; and all participating faculty, staff, volunteers and graduates had to test negative for COVID-19 in the days leading up to the ceremonies.
Following is a list of area graduates by hometown, with their college(s) and degree(s). Some international students are listed under their adopted hometowns in the United States. Some students requested not to be listed.
Vineland: Qin Hu, College of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Williamstown: Emily Cancelmo, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Bachelor of Science in Animal Science.