News from Purchase College, SUNY

Kristin Fricchione of Holmes, Liam Nethercott of Amenia, Jennifer Rosborough of Pine Plains

graduate from Purchase College

Purchase College celebrates the achievements of nearly 1,100 students at its 46th Annual Commencement Ceremony

PURCHASE, NY (07/13/2018)– Nearly 1,100 students were welcomed as alumni on May 18 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains at Purchase College’s Commencement Ceremony. The following local students graduated:

Kristin Fricchione of Holmes graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies.

Liam Nethercott of Amenia graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Jennifer Rosborough of Pine Plains graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies.

This year’s ceremony honored the contributions of two outstanding alumni. Acclaimed actor Jay O. Sanders ’76 and New York State Assemblywoman Latrice Walker ’01 received the President’s Award for Distinguished Alumni.

About Purchase College, SUNY

Purchase College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) network of 64 universities and colleges, was founded in 1967 by Governor Nelson Rockefeller. His aspiration for Purchase was to create a dynamic campus that combined conservatory training in the visual and performing arts with programs in the liberal arts and sciences, in order to inspire an appreciation for both intellectual and artistic talents in all students. Today, Purchase College, SUNY is a community of students, faculty, and friends where open-minded engagement with the creative process leads to a lifetime of intellectual growth and professional opportunity. For more information about the College, visit