Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Martinez Graduates from Wentworth Institute of Technology

Alonso Martinez of East Boston has graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University celebrated its Spring 2020 Commencement on April 25 with a special virtual toast in honor of the graduating students.

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology stresses project-based, hands-on learning, with an emphasis on cooperative education and careers, community enrichment, and contributing to the economic vitality of the Greater Boston region. The nationally ranked school is recognized as a leader in engineering, technology, design and science.

Wentworth has some 19 bachelor’s degree programs in areas such as architecture; construction management; mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering; and computer science. It offers master’s degrees in in applied

Mung Graduates from Becker College

Becker College is pleased to announce that Fong Mung, of East Boston, has graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science, Pre-Veterinary Concentration. Mung was one of more than 430 students recognized at a virtual commencement celebration.

To see Becker College’s Commencement page, including details on graduates, awards and a video message from President Crimmin, go to https://www.becker.edu/student-life/commencement-2020/

Founded in 1784, Becker College is an undergraduate and graduate, career-focused private college, providing a supportive and inclusive learning community that prepares graduates for their first to last careers. Nearly 1,700 students from the United States and around the world attend Becker College, which has campuses both in Worcester and Leicester, Massachusetts. With nationally recognized programs in nursing, game design and animal studies, Becker has been consistently ranked as a “Best College” for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review.

Landaverde Receives Degree from Georgia Tech

Stephanie Landaverde of East Boston has earned a Master of Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Landaverde was among approximately 4,050 undergraduate and graduate students who earned degrees during the Spring 2020 semester. Students were celebrated during a virtual celebration held on May 1. They will also be honored during in-person commencement ceremonies to be held on campus later this year.

One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of Creating the Next–the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future. More than 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled, and Georgia Tech is ranked in the nation’s top five public universities by U.S. News & World Report. For more information visit www.gatech.edu.

O’Gorman Earns Degree from the University of Vermont

Austin O’Gorman of Eat Boston graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration during commencement ceremonies on May 17.

The university conferred degrees this year on some 3,183 graduates, including 2,415 bachelor’s, 533 master’s, 114 doctoral and 121 medical degree recipients. The Class of 2020 includes graduates from 39 states and 30 countries.

The class’s academic achievement was saluted online with remarks from UVM President Suresh Garimella, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, and university and state leaders.

About UVM

Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Committed to both research and teaching, UVM professors — world-class researchers, scholars, and artists — bring their discoveries into the classroom and their students into the field. Located in Burlington, Vermont, one of the nation’s most vibrant small cities and top college towns, UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 national research university educating 10,700 undergraduate students, 1,627 graduate students, 776 certificate and non-degree students, and 478 M.D. students in the Larner College of Medicine.

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