EASTON, PA (07/03/2014)(readMedia)– The following local residents have graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. They were among 590 undergraduate students in the Class of 2014 awarded degrees during the College’s 179th Commencement held Saturday, May 24.
Commencement speaker, the Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. She delivered her address titled “Balancing the Books While Balancing People’s Lives” on the campus Quad to family and friends.
Anna Baruzzi of Cheshire graduated and earned a bachelor of arts degree in government and law;
Monica Nelson of Stonington graduated and earned a bachelor of arts degree in engineering;
Lafayette is a top liberal arts college with 2,400 students and 215 full-time faculty that offers a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs including engineering.
With close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia, Lafayette has one of the highest endowment-per-student rates in the nation. This means ample resources to fuel student research, and provide opportunities for study abroad, internships and field work. It means outstanding facilities, Division I sports, and funding for 250 student groups on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.