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May 19, 2014

Salem State awards 1,500 degrees


The Salem News

---- — SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY

College of Arts and Sciences/School of Education

Graduates: 835

When: Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m., O’Keefe Complex

Degrees awarded: Psychology, education, communications, sport and movement science, biology, history, English, computer science, art, sociology, world languages and cultures, Spanish, chemistry, music, math, athletic training, liberal studies, political science, geology, economics, theater and geography/cartography

Speakers: Joe Andruzzi, assistant coach and former offensive guard at the New England Patriots and president of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation; Isabel Vargas, political science major from Salem

Honorary degrees: Joe Andruzzi; Ira and Judith Rosenberg, of Prime Motor Group, a husband-and-wife business and philanthropic team

College of Health and Human Services/Bertolon School of Business

Graduates: 706

When: Saturday, May 17, at 3 p.m., O’Keefe Complex

Degrees awarded: Business, nursing, criminal justice, social work, fire science and occupational therapy

Speakers: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey; Bianca Carreiro, social work major from Attleboro

Honorary degrees: Sen. Edward Markey; Joanne Holbrook Patton of Hamilton, an advocate for sustainable agriculture, military families and the disabled