Coastal Carolina University
CONWAY, S.C. — Tyler Slapikas of Prospect graduated from Coastal Carolina University this spring with a bachelor of science in recreation and sport management.
Keene State College
KEENE, N.H. — Naugatuck residents William Corkindale and Elizabeth Velky graduated from Keene State College in May.
Velky graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor of science degree. Corkindale graduated with bachelor of arts degree.
Salve Regina University
NEWPORT, R.I. — Alyssa Marti of Prospect graduated from Salve Regina University May 18 with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Naugatuck residents Jeffrey Dorosh Jr. and Trevor David Heller graduated from Bryant University May 17.
Dorosh Jr. earned a bachelor of science in business administration in accounting Cum Laude. Heller earned a bachelor of science in business administration in global supply chain management
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Ashe of Prospect gradated from Skidmore College May 17 with a bachelor of arts degree.
Eastern Connecticut State University
WILLIMANTIC — The following local students graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University May 13.
Stephanie Conway of Prospect graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. Skye Stella of Naugatuck graduated with a bachelor of science degree in physical education. Michael Vaccarelli of Prospect graduated with a bachelor of science degree in sport and leisure management. Lindsay Witkoski of Naugatuck graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of arts degree in history/American studies.
Western Connecticut State University
DANBURY — The following local residents graduated from Western Connecticut State University in May.
Beacon Falls: Angelo Arena earned a bachelor’s degree in history; Patrick Keenan earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling; Brian Kersten earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting; Beth McGee earned a bachelor’s degree nursing; Eduardo Rodriguez earned a bachelor’s degree psychology.
Naugatuck: Beata D’Amato earned a master’s degree in justice administration; David Buccieri earned a bachelor’s degree in management; Vinay Madabusi earned a bachelor’s degree in justice and law administration; Stephanie Magill earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Jessica Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in health promotion studies; Neil Piccirillo earned a bachelor’s degree in social work; Andrea Pisani earned a bachelor’s degree in communication; Laura Przytulski earned a bachelor’s degree in social work; Kristen Shupenis earned a bachelor’s degree in media arts; Jason Walsh, earned a master of health administration; Tania Wichlinski earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; JiaJie Xu earned a bachelor’s degree in management information systems.
Prospect: Kevin Dudginski earned a bachelor’s degree in communication; Fernando Lucas earned a bachelor’s degree in justice and law administration; Aaron Marshall earned a bachelor’s degree in performance; Gail Moutinho earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Melissa Sobireski earned a bachelor’s degree in social work.
Mount Ida College
NEWTON, Mass. — Beacon Falls residents Emily Hutvagner and April Pelletier graduated from Mount Ida College May 16.
Hutvagner graduated with a bachelor of science in sport management. Pelletier graduated with a bachelor of science in veterinary technology.
CHESHIRE — Emma Lee Gawronski of Beacon Falls graduated from Cheshire Academy June 7. She was the senior class secretary.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rory Healy of Naugatuck graduated from Providence College May 18 with a bachelor of science degree.
NEW LONDON — Alex O’Shaughnessy of Naugatuck graduated from Connecticut College May 18 with a bachelor of arts degree in East Asian studies.
Sacred Heart University
FAIRFIELD — Taylor Filanowski of Naugatuck graduated from Sacred Heart University May 18 with a bachelor of science degree in marketing.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Michele Beausoleil of Prospect graduated recently from Merrimack College with a bachelor of arts degree in criminology.
HAMDEN — Several local students graduated May 18 from Quinnipiac University.
Katherine Alfiere of Beacon Falls graduated with a bachelor of science in biology
Debora Rodrigues of Naugatuck graduated with a bachelor of science in health/science studies.
Michael Guastaferri of Prospect graduated with a bachelor of science in management
Tyler Murphy of Prospect graduated with a bachelor of science health/science studies
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — David Cronin received his MBA degree in medical science in May from Harvard University. Cronin is the son of Antoinette and David Cronin of Naugatuck.
Housatonic Community College
BRIDGEPORT — Ann Marie Luna of Naugatuck was awarded an associate degrees in general studies from Housatonic Community College May 30.
WORCESTER, Mass. — Beacon Falls residents Shannon Magrane and Alison Smith graduated May 18 from Clark University.
Magrane earned a bachelor of arts in psychology and studio art. Smith earned a bachelor of arts in psychology and women’s and gender studies.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Connor Rowley of Naugatuck graduated May 23 from Marist College with a bachelor of arts degree in history.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Prospect residents Deanna LoCurto and Kathryn Patrick recently graduated from Springfield College.
Southern Connecticut State University
NEW HAVEN — The following local students graduated from Southern Connecticut State University this spring.
Beacon Falls: Aida Desiderato, Thomas Feige, Kristyn Frantz, Kailey Mills, Celina Spain.
Naugatuck: Michelle Baez, Daniel Bedard, Craig Behun, Kelly Brenner, Dante Buccieri, Septimiu Cozmuta, Stephanie Creager, Stephanie Creager, Anthony Croce, Anne Dauscher, Krystal Daymonde, Amanda DeVellis, Sierra Edwards, James Fay, Bryan Foster, Amanda Gilbertie, Ellen Hanley, Matthew Haydu, Roxanne Helaire, Nancy Hernandez, Lauren Howe, Jamie Iannotti, Joseph Iannotti, Emily Kane, Wesley Katrenya, Sarah Kirschbaum, Cathy Kulmann, Priya Marvadi, Cheyenne Mayo, Lauren Nester, Felisha Nunes, Stephanie O’Brien, Jennifer Passarella, Vivian Phelan, Brian Reynolds, Sara Ribeiro, Nicholas Santo, Caitlin Smith, Gina Sweet.
Prospect: Catherine Gruszka, Katelyn Jazxhi, Alyce Wade-Misuraca, Hamza Yusuf.
School of Visual Arts
NEW YORK — Paulo Campos of Naugatuck graduated with a BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts May 15.
Green Mountain College
POULTNEY, Vt. — Sophie Zyla of Beacon Falls graduated from Green Mountain College on May 17 with a master of science in environmental studies.
Naugatuck Valley Community College
WATERBURY — The following local students graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College May 29.
Beacon Falls: Raquel Acosta, Kirsten R. Betkoski, Kourtney A. Betkoski, Michael Duda, Glen M. Francoeur Jr., Marc L. Gomez, David J. Krawiecki, Robin L. Pivirotto, Kylynn D. Salerno.
Naugatuck: Brian C. Schumacher, Megan I. Arsenault, Tiffanie M. Begin, Rachel E. Bohuski, Samantha Bombardier, Jeffery F. Bourassa, Tatiana N. Budnik, Neil R. Burroughs, Ashley M. Caldeira, Mariana P. Castelao, Aaroshi R. Chokshi, Jessica L. Clavette, Lauren N. Degennaro, Yangchen D. Dhondup, Mary E. Dietz, Laura Dion, Bradley S. Dobbins, Kyle D. Dzwonchyk, Kaitlyn M. Estrada, Molly Fallon, Michael N. Ferrari, Ryan J. Fletcher, Stephanie Francisquini, April M. Grey, Joseph Grosso, Christina M. Herrity, Michael F. Jones, Eric T. Klimaszewski, Krista Laclair, Sarah Legere-Reardon, Raquel Lewis, Michael Livingston, Micheal S. Lowe, Rafaela Marinho, Michael C. Martins, Thomas N. Mashia, Courtney M. McDermott, Christina M. McFall, Paul Miller, Emily R. Mohan, Yulissa A. Morales, Brandon D. Myer, Baftjar Nasufi, Michael F. Nolan, Kellianne L. OBrien, Tatia A. Pallacovitch, Erika E. Perez, Heather A. Pollock, Deisy E. Quezada, Christopher J. Reilly Jr., Rafael P. Resende, Barbara Rose Romaine, Nathaniel Rosa, Mari H. Rowand-Lind, Aaron H. Rubinow, Shannon L. Shea, Agne Siauruseviciute, Ryan G. Silva, Savanah M. Simmons, Ashley L. Sorak, Michael A. Stoerzinger, Colin Sullivan, Barbara A. Suo, David N. Sweglar-Stevenson, Jamala Syed, William Tiscia, Brian J. Toohey, Paula D. Trabanco, Aleksey Trushin, Brandon M. Turrini, Melissa Verrilli, Natalie Villalba, Tyler C. Wellington, Matthew I. Zahornasky, Illyrian Zulali.
Prospect: Vanessa A. Baumann, Michael F. Benson, Mark A. Bobbi II, Louis J. Booth, Albert Dauti, Tyler Day, Grady W. Gavigan, Kevin A. Gerard, Clint K. Halim, Meghan A. Hawthorne, Anthony P. Magnano, Labinot Mexhuani, Troy G. Michie, Alejandro R. Ortega, Joseph A. Richard, Heather A. Rose, Stacy L. Scapeccia, Katya A. Smith, Stewart J. Wilson, Ashley M. Yaworski, Aferdita Zekiri.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Joe Quezada of Naugatuck graduated recently from Berkeley College with a bachelor of business administration in fashion marketing and management.
University of Hartford
HARTFORD — The following students graduated from the University of Hartford during in May.
Kelsey Correia of Beacon Falls graduated with a bachelor of arts in cinema; John Ryan of Naugatuck graduated with a bachelor of arts in mathematics; Zachary Czaplicki of Naugatuck graduated with a BSBA in management; Ralph Roper of Naugatuck graduated cum laude with a BSBA in accounting; Dillon Quadrato of Prospect graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering; Michael Mariano of Naugatuck earned a master of science in accounting and taxation; Shqipe Bojka of Prospect earned a master of science in nursing.
Chase Collegiate School
WATERBURY — Naugatuck residents Matthew Christopher McClain, Emma Elizabeth Korowotny, Shaniya Lanice Jones and Charles Matthew McClain graduated from Chase Collegiate School June 6.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Zacarie Hertel of Naugatuck graduated from Union College June 15 summa cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
FAIRFIELD — The following local students graduated from Fairfield University May 18.
Susan Desrosiers of Prospect; Kelsey Dumond of Prospect; Thomas Shea of Prospect; Rema Bhatti of Naugatuck; Sarah Garceau of Naugatuck; Lorena Gullotta of Naugatuck; Melissa Slater of Naugatuck; Garrett Swarts of Naugatuck.
Western New England University
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Amanda R. Wiener of Prospect graduated from Western New England University May 17 with a bachelor of arts degree.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Martyann Chromik of Naugatuck graduated from Ithaca College in May with a degree in sport management.
CHICAGO, Ill. — Jesse Daniel Crystal of Naugatuck graduated from DePaul University June 15 with a bachelor of science in network technologies. He is currently employed with Gate 58 as a website system administrator/QA tester.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Emilia Jagura of Naugatuck graduated from Marymount University with a BS in biology on May 18.
University of Rhode Island
KINGSTON, R.I. — The following local students graduated from the University of Rhode Island in May.
Alyssa Cherubino of Prospect received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.
Danielle Culik of Beacon Falls received a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science and technology.
Alison Walsh of Prospect received a Bachelor of Arts in film media and journalism, cum laude.
Andrew Skroly of Prospect received a Bachelor of Arts in computer science and a minor in general business.
Fort Hays State University
HAYS, Kan. — Jaclyn E. Teixeira of Prospect graduated from Fort Hays State University in the spring of 2014 with a bachelor of general studies with an emphasis in criminal justice.
Roger Williams University
BRISTOL, R.I. — The following local residents graduated recently from Roger Williams University.
John Holsworth of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science in construction management.
Stephanie Norris of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in engineering.
Alyssa Maggiore of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science in management.
Brandon Baeder of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science in marketing.
Danielle Alfredo of Prospect received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Andrew Maloney of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science in security assurance studies.
Johns Hopkins University
BALTIMORE, Md. — Patrick Michael Dowling of Naugatuck graduated in May from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Arts degree in audio sciences. Dowling is the son of Terry and Joseph Magnamo and the late Michael Dowling.
EASTON, Mass. — The following local residents graduated from Stonehill College recently.
Prospect residents Kaitlyn Frenette and Michelle Renna earned Bachelor of Arts degrees. Morgan Russo of Naugatuck earned a Bachelor of Science degree.
BOSTON — Danielle Broderick of Prospect and Samantha Macelis of Naugatuck recently received degrees from Simmons College.
Macelis received a Master of Science in library science. Broderick received a Doctorate in physical therapy.
Coastal Carolina University
CONWAY, S.C. — Carissa Fortin of Naugatuck graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in exercise and sport science during summer commencement ceremonies.