Carli J. Rossof Clinton Corners Graduates from Western New England University

Carli J. Ross of Clinton Corners Graduates from Western New England University


SPRINGFIELD, MA (06/29/2021)– Carli J. Ross of Clinton Corners (12514) graduated Cum Laude from Western New England University with a Juris Doctor.

On Sunday, May 16, the University conferred degrees to over 160 graduates receiving masters, law, and doctorate degrees from its Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, and School of Law.

In his remarks, President Robert E. Johnson charged the Class of 2021 to go out as global citizens and transform the world. “This journey that took place over the course of the last year has prepared you for that next stage and step in your life as you leave Golden Bear country and go out into the world,” he said congratulating the graduates as they join the more than 48,000 alumni of the University. “There were times where we could not necessarily see the end, but we made it. Each and every one of you hung in there. You are now prepared for the next step in your life. You are prepared for the journey.”

The graduating class hailed from 27 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginiaand Wisconsin. Graduates were also from Canada, China, and India.

View the Western New England University 2021 Commencement Ceremonies at

A model for the “New Traditional University,” Western New England University (WNE) is among just 13% of private (5,000 students or less) institutions ranked among US News and World Report “National Universities” and a “Top 100 Engineering Program.” Known for its supportive environment and picturesque campus in Springfield, MA, WNE enrolls 3,690 students, including 2,552 full-time undergraduate, in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at its Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy & Health Sciences, and School of Law. A WNE education provides career-span agility through a curriculum grounded in professional/experiential studies, enhanced by the liberal arts, and enriched by mentored research that equips graduates to adapt and succeed in the workplace of the future.


Author: Harlem Valley News