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SUNY Oswego announces area graduates for spring 2017

OSWEGO, NY (07/12/2017)– More than 1,000 students completed their baccalaureate studies at SUNY Oswego in spring 2017 and were recognized during Commencement in May.

A student who graduates with honors is indicated by the traditional Latin phrases summa cum laude, with highest honor (grade averages of 3.8 to 4.0); magna cum laude, with great honor (grade averages of 3.6 to 3.79); and cum laude, with honor (grade averages of 3.30 to 3.59).

Graduates from the area include:

Lauren J. McNamara of Birch Lane in Holmes earned her degree in wellness management, cum laude,

Kevin M. Brown of Pine Drive in Pawling earned his degree in vocational teacher preparation, cum laude,

Matthew Cancel of Gabriels Path in Poughquag earned his degree in broadcasting and mass communication

John C. Ashley of Stormville Mountain Road in Stormville earned his degree in public justice

Kaitlyn M. McMahon of Woodcliff Drive in Stormville earned her degree in wellness management

About SUNY Oswego

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2017, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2017 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”

A 156-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

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