Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, awarded bachelor's degrees to the following students on May 23:
• Callen Brooks of Williamstown graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a major in physics and a minor in philosophy.
• Sara Plager of Lenox graduated with a major in Spanish and a minor in chemistry.
Lasell College in Newton graduated the following students in May:
• William Hunt of Lee received a master of science degree in sport management.
• Molly Masiero of Richmond received a bachelor's degree in exercise science.
The following residents graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the weekend of May 22:
• Shane O'Brien of Pittsfield received a bachelor of arts degree in communication.
• Mckensie Saldo of Pittsfield received a bachelor of arts degree in communication.
Providence (R.I.) College awarded degrees to the following students during commencement exercises on May 17:
• Taylor Jacoby, a resident of Pittsfield, received a bachelor's degree summa cum laude.
• Mary Romeu, a resident of Lenox, received a bachelor's degree cum laude.
The following area students were awarded bachelor's degrees from Assumption College in Worcester on May 16:
• Cecilia Bersaw of Great Barrington graduated with a major in management and a minor in psychology.
• Cassie Lincoln of North Adams graduated with a major in psychology with a concentration in brain, behavior and cognition, and a minor in biology.
Emmanuel College in Boston conferred degrees on the following local students:
• Darcey Sullivan of Hinsdale received a bachelor of arts degree in a double major of liberal studies and elementary education. Sullivan graduated cum laude in December 2014.
• Elizabeth Buckley of Pittsfield received a bachelor of arts degree in accounting. Buckley graduated cum laude in May.
• Elizabeth Wagner of Cummington received a bachelor of arts degree in management. Wagner graduated summa cum laude in May.
• Samantha Bissell of Pittsfield received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology with a concentration in social inequality and social justice. Bissell graduated summa cum laude in May.
• Kelsie Dumas of Dalton received a bachelor of arts degree in management in May.
The following local residents recently graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
• Mitchell Hunt of Pittsfield was awarded a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering with distinction.
• Austin Alibozek of Adams was awarded a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering.
• Elizaveta Murray of Pittsfield was awarded a master of business administration degree.
• Ethan Patrick of Canaan, Conn., was awarded a bachelor of science degree in mathematical sciences.
• Matthew Tassinari of Pittsfield was awarded a master of science degree in operations design and leadership.
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