SCHENECTADY, NY – Matthew Devlin, of Framingham, graduated from Union College Sunday during the College’s 223rd Commencement exercises.
Devlin received a Bachelor of Arts degree , majoring in Political Science.
During the ceremony, speaker John Sexton urged the class to build on their time as a family at Union to navigate the challenges that lie ahead.
“You leave here as communitarians, or what I call possibilitarians,” he said. “Use Union as the North Star as you go through life, use the memories, use the lessons, use the network.”
Union College, founded in 1795 as the first college chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers programs in the liberal arts and engineering to 2,100 undergraduates of high academic promise and strong personal motivation. Union, with its long history of blending disciplines, is a leader in educating students to be engaged, innovative and ethical contributors to an increasingly diverse, global and technologically complex society.