Graduates

Wentworth Institute of Technology

BOSTON — Brian Conway, of Prospect, graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology Aug. 16.

Wilkes University

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Michael Murphy, of Naugatuck, received a Master of Science in Education from Wilkes University after the completion of the summer 2015 semester.

Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Cirie Dorosh, of Beacon Falls, graduated from Western Governors University Aug. 15 with a Bachelor of Science in nursing

Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Naugatuck resident Dayna Seeger graduated summa cum laude May 17 from Gettysburg College with a degree in health sciences.

Boston University

BOSTON — Three local students gradated from Boston University in January.

William Gullotta of Naugatuck earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering.
James Geraci of Naugatuck earned a Master of Science in computer information systems. Catherine Emmons of Prospect received a Master of Public Health in epidemiology.

Clarkson University

POTSDAM, N.Y. — Richard Miller of Naugatuck received a bachelor of science degree in global supply chain management, project management minor, from Clarkson University on Dec. 31, 2014.

Southern Connecticut State University

NEW HAVEN — The following local students graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in December 2014:

Beacon Falls: Matthew Schwind.

Naugatuck: Lesa Castillo, Ashley Dambowsky, Dalton Fennell, Lauren Hoegemann, Colleen Kerwin, Keith Nelson, Alexander Olbrys, Ronald Rivera, Daniella Stoehrer.

Prospect: John Baumgartner, Duaah Galal, Robin Jazxhi, Christopher Mariotti, Charlene Scarpati, Aynsley Stock.

Eastern Connecticut State University

WILLIMANTIC — Five local residents graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University on May 12.

Kaleigh Cummings of Naugatuck graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business information systems.

Jaime Hansen of Naugatuck graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in communication.

Christine Healy of Naugatuck graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts.
Richard Magner of Beacon Falls graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics.

Jessica Patrizi of Beacon Falls graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. — Amy Marie Beyer of Naugatuck graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May with a Master of Arts degree from the graduate studies.

Waldorf College

FOREST CITY, Iowa — James Lentz of Beacon Falls graduated May 9 from Waldorf College with a bachelor’s degree in history.

University of New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H. — Prospect residents Andrea Broderick and Chloe Flanagan graduated from the University of New Hampshire May 16.

Broderick graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in occupational therapy. Flanagan graduated Cum Laude with a BA in psychology.

Bryant University

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Kathryn B. Rossi of Naugatuck graduated from Bryant University May 16 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in management.

Clarkson University

POTSDAM, N.Y. — John Yankowski of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in communication from Clarkson University on May 9.

Becker College

WORCESTER, Mass. — Naugatuck residents Brian Dowling and Craig Nelson graduated from Becker College Class on May 9.

Dowling received a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Nelson received an Associate of Science in veterinary technology.

Bentley University

WALTHAM, Mass. — Matthew A. Costa of Prospect graduated from Bentley University on May 16 with a Bachelor of Science degree Cum Laude. He majored in corporate finance and accounting with a minor in mathematical sciences.

University of Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Olivia Poryanda of Prospect graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences May 17 at the University of Vermont.

Quinnipiac University

HAMDEN — The following local students graduated from Quinnipiac University on May 17:

Adam Anderson of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in health and science studies.

Andrew Davey of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in accounting.

Yousef Kassem of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in health and science studies.

Sarah Magnamo of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in health and science studies.

Joshua Wood of Naugatuck received a Bachelor of Science in psychobiology.

Julie Iwinski of Prospect received a Bachelor of Arts in film, video and interactive media.

Erin Murphy of Prospect received a Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences.

Marist College

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Alyssa Bianca of Naugatuck and Michael Conte of Beacon Falls graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 22.

Bianca received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. Conte received a Master’s degree in business administration.

Providence College

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Dana Rohlman of Naugatuck graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree May 17 from Providence College. Rohlman also earned the highest academic record in social work.

Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Amanda D. Gagne of Prospect graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science degree in diplomacy and international relations in May. Gagne is the daughter of David and Kathryn Gagne of Prospect and a 2001 graduate of Woodland Regional High School.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WORCESTER, Mass. — Adam Trumbley of Prospect graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.

Centenary College

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Ryan Mariotti of Prospect recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Centenary College in May.

Endicott College

BEVERLY, Mass. — Michelle Elizabeth Trochsler of Naugatuck graduated from Endicott College May 16 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.

Clark University

WORCESTER, Mass. — Rachael M. Martin of Beacon Falls graduated from Clark
University May 17 with a Master of Science degree in biology.

Goodwin College

EAST HARTFORD — Naugatuck residents Bianca M. Cambrelen and Alejandro Ramirez graduated from Goodwin College June 6.

Norwich University

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Matthew Hale, of Beacon Falls, and Jacob Branco, of Naugatuck, graduated from Norwich University May 9.

Hale graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history. Branco received a bachelor’s degree in English.

Boston College

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Peter De Gennaro, of Naugatuck, graduated from Boston College May 18 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance.

The College of Saint Rose

ALBANY, N.Y. — Nichole Houle, of Prospect, graduated from The College of Saint Rose magna cum laude with a combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science degree in education.

Western New England University

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Timothy Korzinski, of Prospect, graduated from Western New England University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering May 16.

Springfield College

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Prospect residents Deanna LoCurto and Rachel Boulerice graduated from Springfield College recently.

LoCurto earned a Master’s of Science in physician assistant. Boulerice earned a Master’s of Education in psychology

MGH Institute of Health Professions

BOSTON — Jennifer Grzybinski, of Naugatuck, was awarded a Master of Science in nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions May 11.

Northeastern University

BOSTON — Paul Skibo, Jr. of Prospect graduated on May 8 from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

University of Rhode Island

KINGSTON, R.I. — Monica Niebrzydowski, of Naugatuck, graduated in May from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology.

University of New Haven

WEST HAVEN — The following local students graduated from the University of New Haven:

Sandeep Alma of Naugatuck, Megan Blanchard of Naugatuck, Sydney Dupont of Naugatuck, Casey Kalesavich of Beacon Falls, Amber Mascola of Naugatuck, Donald Matejek of Beacon Falls, Kristopher Rustic of Prospect and Diana Silva of Naugatuck.

Westfield State University

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Naugatuck resident Nicole Sambrook, who was recently inducted into the International Honor Society in Education Kappa Delta Pi, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education and liberal studies from the Westfield State University.

Roger Williams University

BRISTOL, R.I. — Naugatuck residents Suzana Rego and Jaquelyn Taylor graduated from Roger Williams University to receive their degrees as part of the Class of 2015.
Rego graduated with Bachelor of Arts in international relations. Taylor graduated with Bachelor of Arts in elementary education.

Rochester Institute of Technology

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kelsey Rowley, of Naugatuck, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design in the spring 2015 semester.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

TROY, N.Y. — Jamal Powell, of Naugatuck, graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute May 30 with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering.

Southern Connecticut State University

NEW HAVEN — The following local students graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in the spring 2015 semester:

Beacon Falls: Angela Caron, Kelsey Deegan, Rene Molina, Marissa Noto, Rachel Noto, Lisa Sizer.

Naugatuck: Joanna Ackley, Cassandra Bickel, Rita Blair, Cassandra Boisvert, Kristen Butkus, Alexander Byer-Alcorace, Dianna Cabrera, Darcey Case, Erin Dessureau, David Duffield, Amanda Finlay, Brandon Halbert, Jc Kalinowski, Marlene Moutela, Daniel Napomiceno, April Pinto, Alexander Roberts, Alyssa Sharkey, Jessica Smith, Leah Tarnowicz, Veronica Young, Heather Zybort.

Prospect: Romina Halim, Megan Wester.

Clark University

WORCESTER, Mass. — Rachael Martin, of Beacon Falls, graduated from Clark
University on May 17 with a Master of Science in biology.

Post University

WATERBURY — Danielle Rivard, daughter of Barbara and Bernard Rivard of Prospect, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Post University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She also earned a Certificate in Forensic Accounting.