University of Rhode Island graduates more than 4,000 students during 135th Commencement
KINGSTON, RI (08/12/2021)– The University of Rhode Island celebrated more than 4,000 of its newest alumni during the University’s 135th Commencement. More than 3,700 undergraduate degrees and 680 graduate degrees were conveyed to students during nine individual ceremonies held over three days, May 21-23, 2021.
- Lindsay Kathleen Dowd of Dover Plains received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing, Summa Cum Laude.
- Kendra Sheridan Graham of Pleasant Valley received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Summa Cum Laude.
Students who received the honor summa cum laude graduated with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.7; students who received the honor of magna cum laude graduated with a GPA of at least 3.50; and students who received the honor of cum laude graduated with a GPA of at least 3.3.
About the University of Rhode Island
Founded in 1892, the University of Rhode Island is the principal public flagship research and graduate institution in Rhode Island. Competitive and highly regarded, its 14,500 undergraduate students and more than 2,250 graduate students represent 48 states and 76 countries across the globe. With 203 academic programs, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. At URI, you will find some of today’s leading innovators, discoverers, and creative problem solvers. To learn more, visit: uri.edu.