POTSDAM — The State University of New York at Potsdam will recognize nearly 900 candidates for graduation with a virtual commencement celebration on Saturday, May 23.
The SUNY Potsdam Class of 2020 will be honored in an online ceremony and watch party on the traditional commencement day, until the college is able to safely hold an in-person event honoring all of this year’s bachelor’s and master’s graduates at a later date, the college said.
The graduates include the following area residents:
Andrea Ashcroft, of Barneveld, master’s degree in childhood education;
Brooklyn Berne, of New Hartford, bachelor’s degree in biology;
Cassidy Hulser, of Rome, bachelor’s degree in psychology;
Matthew Jones, of Rome, bachelor’s degree in mathematics;
Joshua Lewis, of Westmoreland, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics and computer science;
Ryan Parry, of Rome, master’s degree in music education;
Ravo Root, of North Bay, bachelor’s degree in politics;
Adam Sokoloff, of Boonville, bachelor’s degree in biology;
Juliana Spinella, of New York Mills, bachelor’s degree in environmental studies;
Kevin Utter, of Rome, bachelor’s degrees in arts management and business administration;
Lauren Vedete, of New Hartford, master’s degree in literacy specialist.
Additional information about the commencement, as well as links to its virtual platform are available at http://www.potsdam.edu/commencement.